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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 Iron deficiency anaemia

NHS Choices - Introduction

(27/05/2015)

Iron deficiency anaemia is a condition where a lack of iron in the body leads to a reduction in the number of red blood cells.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of iron deficiency anaemia

(15/04/2014)

Many people with iron deficiency anaemia will only have a few signs or symptoms.

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NHS Choices - Causes of iron deficiency anaemia

(15/04/2014)

Iron deficiency anaemia occurs when the body does not have enough iron, leading to the decreased production of red blood cells.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing iron deficiency anaemia

(15/04/2014)

If you experience symptoms of iron deficiency anaemia, see your GP. A simple blood test can usually confirm the diagnosis.

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NHS Choices - Treating iron deficiency anaemia

(15/04/2014)

Treatment for iron deficiency anaemia usually involves taking iron supplements and changing your diet to increase your iron levels, as well as treating the underlying cause.

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NHS Choices - Complications of iron deficiency anaemia

(15/04/2014)

Iron deficiency anaemia rarely causes serious or long-term complications, although some people with the condition find it affects their daily life.

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