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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 Rheumatoid arthritis

NHS Choices - Introduction

(11/03/2015)

Rheumatoid arthritis is a long-term condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis

(11/03/2015)

Rheumatoid arthritis mainly affects the joints, although it can cause problems in other parts of the body too.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing rheumatoid arthritis

(20/01/2015)

Rheumatoid arthritis can be difficult to diagnose because many conditions cause joint stiffness and inflammation and there is no definitive test for the condition.

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NHS Choices - Treating rheumatoid arthritis

(11/03/2015)

There is no cure for rheumatoid arthritis, but treatment can help reduce inflammation in the joints, relieve pain and prevent or slow joint damage.

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NHS Choices - Living with rheumatoid arthritis

(22/09/2014)

Rheumatoid arthritis can be life-changing. You may need long-term treatment to control your symptoms and reduce joint damage.

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NHS Choices - Complications of rheumatoid arthritis

(22/09/2014)

Having rheumatoid arthritis can put you at a higher risk of developing other conditions, particularly if it is not well controlled.

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NHS Choices - 'Dancing got me through the roughest times'

(24/09/2014)

Paul Casimir has been living with arthritis for half his life, but he doesn’t let it stop him doing the things he enjoys.

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NHS Choices - 'If I get enough sleep and don't overdo things, it's manageable'

(24/09/2014)

Jonathan Gledhill was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis when he was 27. He explains how arthritis affects his life.

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