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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 Heart bypass

NHS Choices - Introduction

(14/05/2015)

A coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) is a surgical procedure used to treat coronary heart disease.

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NHS Choices - Preparing for a coronary artery bypass graft

(02/05/2014)

Before going into hospital to have a coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), it is a good idea to make some preparations.

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NHS Choices - What happens during coronary artery bypass surgery

(20/03/2014)

Before your coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), your surgeon will discuss every aspect of the procedure with you.

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NHS Choices - Recovering from coronary artery bypass surgery

(02/05/2014)

You will usually need to stay in hospital for around seven days after having a coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), so medical staff can monitor your recovery closely.

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NHS Choices - Risks of surgery

(02/05/2014)

As with all types of surgery, a coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) carries risks of complications.

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NHS Choices - Life after a coronary artery bypass

(02/05/2014)

A coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) is not a cure for heart disease, so it's important to adopt a healthy lifestyle and continue taking any prescribed medication after the operation.

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NHS Choices - Alternatives to a coronary artery bypass

(02/05/2014)

If you have coronary heart disease and the arteries around your heart are severely narrowed, it may be possible to have a procedure called a coronary angioplasty.

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NHS Choices - 'The secret is to stay positive'

(08/04/2015)

Chauffeur Alec Keep, aged 66 when interviewed, had a heart bypass in March 2007 in Papworth Hospital, after he had two heart attacks.

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