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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 Infertility

NHS Choices - Introduction

(08/10/2014)

Infertility is when a couple cannot conceive (get pregnant) despite having regular unprotected sex.

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NHS Choices - Causes of infertility

(08/10/2014)

Infertility can be caused by many different things. For 25% of couples, a cause cannot be identified.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing infertility

(14/05/2015)

Around 84% of couples conceive naturally within one year of having regular (every two to three days) unprotected sexual intercourse. You should visit your GP if you have not conceived after one year of trying.

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NHS Choices - Treating infertility

(18/05/2015)

The treatment you are offered will depend on what is causing your fertility problems and what is available from your local clinical commissioning group (CCG).

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NHS Choices - Complications of infertility

(22/07/2014)

Some infertility treatments can cause complications including side effects of medication, multiple pregnancy and stress.

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NHS Choices - Preventing infertility

(22/07/2014)

For some, adopting a healthier lifestyle through simple lifestyle changes or staying up to date with regular health checks and tests, may help to prevent infertility.

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