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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 Peripheral arterial disease

NHS Choices - Introduction

(29/09/2014)

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a common condition, in which a build-up of fatty deposits in the arteries restricts blood supply to leg muscles.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of peripheral arterial disease

(29/09/2014)

Many people with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) don't have any symptoms. However, you may feel painful aching in your leg muscles that is triggered by physical activity.

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NHS Choices - Causes of peripheral arterial disease

(29/09/2014)

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is usually caused by a build-up of fatty deposits on the walls of the arteries inside the legs.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing peripheral arterial disease

(29/09/2014)

If your GP suspects peripheral arterial disease (PAD), they will carry out a physical examination of your legs.

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NHS Choices - Treating peripheral arterial disease

(29/09/2014)

There is no cure for peripheral arterial disease (PAD), but lifestyle changes and medication can help reduce the symptoms.

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NHS Choices - Complications of peripheral arterial disease

(29/09/2014)

The blockages in the arteries that cause peripheral arterial disease (PAD) can also lead to other serious problems, such as critical limb ischaemia (CLI).

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NHS Choices - Preventing peripheral arterial disease

(29/09/2014)

The most effective way to prevent peripheral arterial disease (PAD) or stop the condition getting worse is to tackle the build-up of fatty substances in your arteries.

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