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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 Toxic shock syndrome

NHS Choices - Symptoms of toxic shock syndrome

(11/09/2014)

The symptoms of toxic shock syndrome (TSS) normally begin with a sudden high fever (body temperature rises above 38.9°C/102°F).

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NHS Choices - Causes of toxic shock syndrome

(11/09/2014)

The causes of toxic shock syndrome (TSS) are not fully understood, although several risk factors have been identified.

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NHS Choices - Treating toxic shock syndrome

(11/09/2014)

If you have toxic shock syndrome (TSS) you will need to be admitted to hospital straight away and may need to be treated in an intensive care unit.

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NHS Choices - Preventing toxic shock syndrome

(11/09/2014)

The best way to prevent toxic shock syndrome (TSS) occuring is to get quick treatment for wounds on the body and correctly use tampons and contraception.

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