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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 block

NHS Choices - Introduction

(09/09/2014)

In people with heart block the electrical pulses that control the heart rate are disrupted, causing the heart to beat more slowly.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of heart block

(12/09/2014)

The symptoms of heart block depend on which type you have and how severe it is. Common symptoms include light-headedness, dizziness and fainting.

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NHS Choices - Causes of heart block

(12/09/2014)

Heart block can have a number of different causes. It can occur if you have another heart condition or if you take certain medications.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing heart block

(12/09/2014)

Heart block is often detected during routine tests for other conditions. An ECG is the main test that's used for confirming a diagnosis of heart block.

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NHS Choices - Treating heart block

(12/09/2014)

Heart block usually only needs to be treated if it's causing symptoms (symptomatic).

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