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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 Vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia

NHS Choices - Introduction

(05/12/2014)

Vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia occurs when a lack of vitamin B12 or folate causes the body to produce abnormally large red blood cells.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia

(02/07/2014)

Vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia can cause a wide range of symptoms. These usually develop gradually at first, and can worsen if the condition goes untreated.

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NHS Choices - Causes of vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia

(02/07/2014)

Vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia occurs when a lack of either of these vitamins affects the body’s ability to produce fully functioning red blood cells.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia

(02/07/2014)

A diagnosis of vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia can often be made by your GP based on your symptoms and the results of blood tests.

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NHS Choices - Treating vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia

(15/07/2014)

The treatment for vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia will depend on what is causing the condition.

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NHS Choices - Complications of vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia

(02/07/2014)

As most cases of vitamin B12 deficiency or folate deficiency can be easily and effectively treated, complications are rare.

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