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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 Angioedema

NHS Choices - Introduction

(06/11/2014)

Angioedema is the swelling of the deeper layers of the skin, caused by a build-up of fluid.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of angioedema

(06/11/2014)

The main sign of angioedema is swelling that develops below the surface of the skin.

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NHS Choices - Causes of angioedema

(06/11/2014)

Angioedema is often caused by a problem with the immune system, although there are many cases where no cause can be identified.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing angioedema

(06/11/2014)

Diagnosising angioedema is relatively straightforward, but tests are required to determine which type it is.

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NHS Choices - Treating angioedema

(06/11/2014)

Medication is the main treatment for angioedema, although many cases get better after a few days without treatment.

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