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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 Pilonidal sinus

NHS Choices - Introduction

(03/12/2014)

A pilonidal sinus is a small hole or "tunnel" in the skin. It usually develops at the top of the cleft of the buttocks, where the buttocks separate.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of a pilonidal sinus

(02/12/2014)

A pilonidal sinus is a small hole or channel in the skin that most commonly occurs at the top of the cleft between your buttocks.

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NHS Choices - Causes of a pilonidal sinus

(03/12/2014)

The exact cause of pilonidal sinuses is unclear. It is generally thought they are caused by loose hairs that push into the skin.

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NHS Choices - Treating a pilonidal sinus

(02/12/2014)

Surgery is used if a pilonidal sinus becomes infected. If there is no infection, treatment may not be necessary.

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NHS Choices - Complications of a pilonidal sinus

(11/09/2011)

Find out what complications can occur as a result of surgery for a pilonidal sinus, such as the pilonidal sinus returning or an infection at the wound site.

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