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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 Underactive thyroid

NHS Choices - Symptoms of underactive thyroid

(04/09/2014)

Many symptoms of an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism) are the same as those for other conditions, so they can easily be confused for something else.

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NHS Choices - Causes of underactive thyroid

(12/09/2014)

An underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism) is when your thyroid gland doesn't produce enough of the hormone thyroxine, also called T4.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing underactive thyroid

(05/09/2014)

If you have symptoms of an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism), see your GP and ask for a blood test.

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NHS Choices - Treating underactive thyroid

(14/10/2013)

An underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism) is usually treated by taking hormone-replacement tablets called levothyroxine.

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NHS Choices - Complications of underactive thyroid

(14/10/2013)

Several complications can occur if you have an underactive thyroid that is not treated.

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