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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 Urinary tract infection

NHS Choices - Introduction

(05/12/2014)

Urinary tract infections are very common. They can be painful and uncomfortable, but usually pass within a few days or can be easily treated with a course of antibiotics.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of urinary tract infections

(20/01/2015)

The symptoms of a lower urinary tract infection (UTI) include: cloudy urine, and a need to urinate more frequently, either during the day, or night, or both.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing a urinary tract infection

(18/07/2014)

If you are a woman and you have the typical symptoms of a lower UTI, further testing is not usually required to confirm the diagnosis.

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NHS Choices - Treating a urinary tract infection

(18/07/2014)

Your recommended treatment plan will depend on whether you have a lower or an upper urinary tract infection (UTI). A lower UTI can usually be treated at home.

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NHS Choices - Preventing a urinary tract infection

(18/07/2014)

Not all urinary tract infections (UTIs) can be prevented, but there are some steps you can take to reduce your risk of developing an infection.

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