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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 Coronary heart disease

NHS Choices - Introduction

(19/03/2015)

Coronary heart disease is the UK's biggest killer, causing around 73,000 deaths each year. About one in six men and one in ten women die from the disease.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of coronary heart disease

(19/03/2015)

The most common symptoms of coronary heart disease (CHD) are chest pain (angina) and a heart attack.

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NHS Choices - Causes of heart disease

(19/03/2015)

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is usually caused by a build-up of fatty deposits on the walls of the arteries around the heart (coronary arteries).

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NHS Choices - Diagnosis and risk assessment

(13/11/2014)

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is usually diagnosed after a risk assessment and some further tests.

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NHS Choices - Treating heart disease

(21/10/2014)

Although coronary heart disease (CHD) cannot be cured, treatment can help manage the symptoms and reduce the risk of further problems.

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NHS Choices - Recovering from heart disease

(21/10/2014)

After having heart surgery or problems like a heart attack, it is possible to resume a normal life.

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NHS Choices - Preventing heart disease

(20/10/2014)

There are several ways you can help lower your risk of developing coronary heart disease (CHD), such as reducing your blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

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NHS Choices - 'My heart was racing... the pain was awful'

(20/10/2014)

After a heart attack, 36-year-old Debbie Siddons was too scared to pick up her 18-month-old baby. Rehabilitation helped her move on with her life.

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NHS Choices - 'I try to go to the gym once or twice a week for a workout'

(20/10/2014)

Actor Rudolph Walker, 65, is a far cry from Patrick Trueman, the rum-swilling, fry-up-munching character he plays in EastEnders.

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NHS Choices - 'I felt like I'd been kicked in the chest'

(20/10/2014)

A quick diagnosis and emergency treatment saved Lynn Connor's life. She shares her story.

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