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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 Bladder stones

NHS Choices - Introduction

(24/07/2014)

Bladder stones are stones that form inside the bladder. They can irritate the wall of the bladder and disrupt the flow of urine out of the bladder.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of bladder stones

(11/11/2013)

Symptoms of bladder stones include abdominal pain and changes to your normal pattern of urination, such as needing to urinate more frequently

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NHS Choices - Causes of bladder stones

(11/11/2013)

The most common cause of bladder stones is an inability to completely empty your bladder of urine.

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NHS Choices - Treating bladder stones

(11/11/2013)

Surgery is usually required to remove any bladder stones. The most widely used technique to treat adults is known as transurethral cystolitholapaxy.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing bladder stones

(11/11/2013)

If your GP suspects that you have a bladder stone, they will refer you to hospital for testing.

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