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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 Ectopic pregnancy

NHS Choices - Introduction

(10/04/2014)

An ectopic pregnancy is when a fertilised egg implants itself outside of the womb, usually in one of the fallopian tubes. This means the egg will not develop into a baby.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of ectopic pregnancy

(10/04/2014)

Symptoms of an ectopic pregnancy include abnormal vaginal bleeding and abdominal pain, typically just in one side, which can range from mild to severe.

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NHS Choices - Causes of ectopic pregnancy

(10/04/2014)

Risk factors for an ectopic pregnancy include having a history of pelvic inflammatory disease and previous surgery to the fallopian tubes.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing ectopic pregnancy

(10/04/2014)

A transvaginal (through the vagina) ultrasound scan is sometimes used to diagnose an ectopic pregnancy.

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NHS Choices - Treating ectopic pregnancy

(10/04/2014)

The baby cannot be saved in an ectopic pregnancy.

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NHS Choices - Complications of ectopic pregnancy

(10/04/2014)

To avoid complications, it is important that an ectopic pregnancy is diagnosed as early as possible.

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NHS Choices - Preventing ectopic pregnancy

(10/04/2014)

You cannot always prevent ectopic pregnancy from occurring, but you can reduce your risk by protecting yourself against pelvic inflammatory disease.

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