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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 Indigestion

NHS Choices - Introduction

(21/11/2014)

Indigestion can be pain or discomfort in your upper abdomen (dyspepsia) or burning pain behind the breastbone (heartburn).

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of indigestion

(20/03/2015)

The main symptom of indigestion (dyspepsia) is pain or a feeling of discomfort in your chest or stomach, usually after eating or drinking.

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NHS Choices - Causes of indigestion

(10/09/2014)

Indigestion (dyspepsia) occurs when acid from your stomach irritates the lining of your stomach, gullet (oesophagus) or top part of your bowel (duodenum).

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing indigestion

(10/09/2014)

For most people, indigestion (dyspepsia) is mild and infrequent, and does not require treatment from a healthcare professional.

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NHS Choices - Treating indigestion

(10/09/2014)

Treatment for indigestion (dyspepsia) will vary, depending on what is causing it and how severe your symptoms are.

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NHS Choices - Complications of indigestion

(10/09/2014)

In most cases, indigestion (dyspepsia) is mild and only occurs occasionally. However, severe indigestion can cause complications.

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