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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 Caesarean section

NHS Choices - Introduction

(11/03/2015)

A caesarean section is an operation to deliver a baby. It involves making a cut in the front wall of a woman's tummy (abdomen) and womb.

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NHS Choices - Why a caesarean section is necessary

(21/07/2014)

A caesarean section is usually performed when a normal vaginal birth could put you or your unborn baby at risk.

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NHS Choices - How a caesarean section is performed

(21/07/2014)

Your caesarean section will usually be performed under a regional anaesthetic (epidural or spinal anaesthetic). This numbs the lower part of your body, but means you will be awake during your operation.

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NHS Choices - Recovery from a caesarean section

(24/12/2014)

In most cases, it takes longer to recover from a caesarean section than it does after a vaginal delivery. You should be able to get out of bed fairly soon after the operation

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NHS Choices - Risks of a caesarean section

(21/07/2014)

Although it is a common procedure, a caesarean section is still major abdominal surgery and, like any operation, carries a certain amount of risk.

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