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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 Cystitis

NHS Choices - Introduction

(05/12/2014)

Cystitis is inflammation of the bladder, usually caused by a bladder infection.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of cystitis

(23/04/2014)

The symptoms of cystitis can vary between children and adults. Common symptoms include a burning pain when urinating, feeling weak and fever.

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NHS Choices - Causes of cystitis

(23/04/2014)

The most common cause of cystitis is a bacterial infection. Other causes include damage or irritation around the urethra,

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing cystitis

(23/04/2014)

Women who have had cystitis before may be able to recognise the symptoms without seeing their GP. Men and children should always see their GP.

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NHS Choices - Treating cystitis

(23/04/2014)

There are some self-help treatments that can ease the discomfort of cystitis, or your GP may prescribe antibiotics.

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NHS Choices - Preventing cystitis

(23/04/2014)

It's not always possible to prevent cystitis, but you can take some steps to help avoid the condition.

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NHS Choices - Interstitial cystitis

(06/03/2015)

Interstitial cystitis causes recurring discomfort in the bladder and pelvic area. The symptoms vary between individuals, but some can people experience intense pain.

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