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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 Pancreatitis, chronic

NHS Choices - Introduction

(26/03/2015)

Chronic pancreatitis is a condition where the pancreas becomes permanently damaged due to inflammation.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of chronic pancreatitis

(26/03/2015)

Repeated episodes of abdominal (tummy) pain are the most common symptom of chronic pancreatitis.

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NHS Choices - Causes of chronic pancreatitis

(26/03/2015)

Chronic pancreatitis is often related to long-term alcohol consumption, although no cause is identified in up to 2 in every 10 cases.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing chronic pancreatitis

(26/03/2015)

Chronic pancreatitis can usually only be diagnosed by carrying out scans of the pancreas.

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NHS Choices - Treating chronic pancreatitis

(26/03/2015)

Treatment for chronic pancreatitis aims to help control the condition and reduce any symptoms.

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NHS Choices - Complications of chronic pancreatitis

(26/03/2015)

The damage to your pancreas due to chronic pancreatitis means that further problems are relatively common.

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