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“Do you know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy.

Five minutes that could save your life! “Would you like to know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy. We are all a bit shy of talking about breasts, but a five minute chat with any of our team here in Life Pharmacy Donabate... Read more >

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Let’s talk about Type 2 Diabetes with pharmacist Jane Brennan

Did you know that there are more than 1 million people in Ireland at risk of, or who have diabetes? Type 2 diabetes is where the body either doesn’t produce enough insulin, or is unable to fully use the insulin it produces. This results in too much glucose in the blood, which can have serious... Read more >

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Get Active in 2019: Tips to achieve your New Year’s fitness goals

Getting more active is one of the most common New Year’s Resolutions made every January, as thousands look to spark a positive change in their well being and shed their holiday pounds. Gyms around the country reach their peak capacity as members new and old arrive full of motivation and ambition, yet many find it... Read more >

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Articles in Bartholin's cyst

NHS Choices - Introduction

(26/02/2014)

A Bartholin's cyst, also called a Bartholin's duct cyst, is a small fluid-filled sac just inside the opening of a woman's vagina.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of a Bartholin's cyst

(29/01/2014)

Most Bartholin's cysts do not cause any symptoms. However, there may be a soft, painless lump in the labia (the two pairs of lips at the entrance of the vagina).

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NHS Choices - Causes of a Bartholin's cyst

(29/01/2014)

A Bartholin's cyst is caused by an obstruction that blocks the tube, known as a duct, leading from the Bartholin's gland into the vagina.

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NHS Choices - Treating a Bartholin's cyst

(29/01/2014)

If a Bartholin's cyst is small and does not cause any symptoms, it's often better to leave it alone. However, you should still see your GP if you notice a lump.

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