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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 Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)

NHS Choices - Introduction

(09/10/2014)

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that has a seasonal pattern.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of seasonal affective disorder

(09/10/2014)

The symptoms of seasonal affective disorder (SAD) are similar to those of normal depression. However, unlike non-seasonal depression, they occur on a seasonal basis.

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NHS Choices - Causes of seasonal affective disorder

(09/10/2014)

The symptoms of seasonal affective disorder (SAD) are thought to be linked to the shorter, winter days when the body has less exposure to sunlight.

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NHS Choices - Treating seasonal affective disorder

(09/10/2014)

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) can usually be treated using a number of treatments, including cognitive behavioural therapy, light therapy and antidepressants.

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