Health Advice

Latest from blog

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 >

Read more

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 >

Read more

“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 >

Read more

Life Pharmacy Ireland – Live Better

Bringing you the best health advice for your family

Articles in Carbon monoxide poisoning

NHS Choices - Introduction

(25/06/2014)

Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas that has no smell or taste. Breathing it in can make you unwell, and it can kill.

read more

NHS Choices - Symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning

(25/06/2014)

The signs and symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning are not always obvious, especially during low-level exposure. Some people may also have a pre-existing condition with similar symptoms.

read more

NHS Choices - Causes of carbon monoxide poisoning

(25/06/2014)

Carbon monoxide is produced when fuels such as gas, oil, coal and wood do not burn fully. Burning charcoal, running cars and the smoke from cigarettes also produce carbon monoxide gas.

read more

NHS Choices - Treating carbon monoxide poisoning

(25/06/2014)

If carbon monoxide poisoning is suspected, you should move away from the source of the gas so that your symptoms can be assessed.

read more

NHS Choices - Complications of carbon monoxide poisoning

(25/06/2014)

Prolonged exposure to carbon monoxide can cause serious complications, including brain damage and heart problems. In very severe cases, it can result in death.

read more

NHS Choices - Preventing carbon monoxide poisoning

(25/06/2014)

The best way to protect against carbon monoxide poisoning is to be aware of the dangers, and to identify appliances that could emit carbon monoxide gas.

read more