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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 Diverticular disease and diverticulitis

NHS Choices - Introduction

(14/05/2015)

Diverticular disease and diverticulitis are related digestive conditions that affect the large intestine (colon).

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of diverticular disease and diverticulitis

(23/10/2014)

Symptoms of diverticular disease and diverticulitis include abdominal pain, bloating and a change in normal bowel habits.

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NHS Choices - Causes of diverticular disease and diverticulitis

(23/10/2014)

Diverticular disease and diverticulitis are caused by small bulges in the large intestine (diverticula) developing and becoming inflamed or infected.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing diverticular disease and diverticulitis

(23/10/2014)

In order to diagnosis diverticular disease it is necessary to examine the large intestine, which can be done in a number of ways.

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NHS Choices - Treating diverticular disease and diverticulitis

(23/10/2014)

Treatment options for diverticular disease and diverticulitis depend on how severe your symptoms are

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NHS Choices - Complications of diverticular disease and diverticulitis

(23/10/2014)

Complications of diverticulitis affect one in five people with the condition. Those most at risk are younger people (under 50 years of age).

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NHS Choices - Preventing diverticular disease and diverticulitis

(23/10/2014)

Eating a high-fibre diet may help prevent diverticular disease, and should improve your symptoms.

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