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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 Ulcerative colitis

NHS Choices - Introduction

(14/05/2015)

Ulcerative colitis is a long-term (chronic) condition where the colon and rectum (large intestine or large bowel) become inflamed.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of ulcerative colitis

(20/03/2014)

The symptoms of ulcerative colitis vary depending on how much of the rectum and colon is inflamed and how severe the inflammation is.

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NHS Choices - Causes of ulcerative colitis

(20/03/2014)

The exact cause of ulcerative colitis is unknown, although it is thought to be the result of a problem with the immune system.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing ulcerative colitis

(20/03/2014)

Your GP will first ask you about your symptoms, your general health and your medical history.

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NHS Choices - Treating ulcerative colitis

(20/03/2014)

Treatment for ulcerative colitis depends on how severe the condition is and how often your symptoms flare up.

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NHS Choices - Living with ulcerative colitis

(20/03/2014)

If you have ulcerative colitis, there are some things you can do yourself to help keep your symptoms under control and reduce your risk of complications.

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NHS Choices - 'I lost a lot of weight and had to stay in bed'

(14/05/2015)

Tony has had ulcerative colitis for more than 15 years. Having tried most medications, he is now on infliximab.

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