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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 Sleep apnoea

NHS Choices - Introduction

(17/07/2014)

Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a condition where the walls of the throat relax during sleep and interrupt normal breathing.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of obstructive sleep apnoea

(23/10/2014)

If you have obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), you may not realise it yourself. The condition is often first spotted by a partner, friend or family member.

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NHS Choices - Causes of obstructive sleep apnoea

(17/07/2014)

Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is caused by the muscles and soft tissue in the back of your throat collapsing inwards during sleep.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing obstructive sleep apnoea

(05/12/2014)

Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) can usually be diagnosed after you've been observed sleeping at a sleep clinic, or by using a testing device worn overnight at home.

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NHS Choices - Treating obstructive sleep apnoea

(16/07/2014)

Common treatments for obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) include making lifestyle changes and using breathing apparatus while you sleep.

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NHS Choices - Complications of obstructive sleep apnoea

(16/07/2014)

Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) can sometimes lead to further problems, such as high blood pressure, if it is not treated.

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NHS Choices - 'I fell asleep while driving'

(16/07/2014)

Terry Gasking was diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnoea after a couple of terrifying incidents where he fell asleep at the wheel.

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