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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 Osteopathy

NHS Choices - Introduction

(08/07/2014)

Osteopathy is a way of detecting, treating and preventing health problems by moving, stretching and massaging a person’s muscles and joints.

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NHS Choices - Conditions commonly treated with osteopathy

(04/03/2015)

Osteopathy is most commonly used to treat conditions that affect the muscles, bones and joints.

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NHS Choices - What happens during osteopathy?

(04/03/2015)

During your first osteopathy session, the osteopath will ask you about your symptoms and your general health before carrying out a physical examination.

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NHS Choices - Osteopathy safety and regulation

(20/08/2013)

Osteopathy is one of only two complementary and alternative medicines (CAMs) that are regulated under UK law. The other is chiropractic.

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NHS Choices - Evidence for osteopathy

(21/11/2014)

There is evidence that osteopathy is an effective treatment for persistent lower back pain.

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