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Are You SunSmart?

We ask Jane Brennan from Brennan’s Life Pharmacy Donabate how to make the most of great sunny summer days whilst protecting our skin from harmful rays. Jane says “The Irish Cancer Society SunSmart program has great guidelines to keep us safe. See below for some useful tips and advice” Ways to protect your skin: Shade... Read more >

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Pollen Highs & Watery Eyes

Pollen Highs & Watery Eyes… Talk to Jane Brennan, your Hay Fever Expert in Donabate Are your eyes itchy, red or watery? Is your throat scratchy? Are you sneezing? Do you have itchy ears, nose or mouth? Do you have a blocked or runny nose? Do you wake up feeling exhausted? Hay fever can cause... Read more >

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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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Articles in Addison's disease

Introduction

(27/08/2013)

Addison’s disease (also known as primary adrenal insufficiency or hypoadrenalism) is a rare disorder of the adrenal glands.

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Symptoms of Addison's disease

(27/08/2013)

Addison's disease can be difficult to detect at first because the early symptoms are similar to the symptoms of many other health conditions.

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Causes of Addison's disease

(07/05/2014)

Addison's disease occurs when your adrenal cortex (the outer layer of your adrenal glands) is damaged, reducing the levels of hormones it produces.

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Diagnosing Addison's disease

(27/08/2013)

In diagnosing Addison’s disease, your GP will ask you about your symptoms and review your medical history.

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Treating Addison's disease

(27/08/2013)

If you have Addison’s disease, you will need to take daily medication to replace the lost hormones. This should ensure that you can continue to lead a normal life.

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