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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 Gluten intolerance

NHS Choices - Introduction

(04/08/2014)

Coeliac disease is a common digestive condition where a person has an adverse reaction to gluten.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of coeliac disease

(04/08/2014)

Symptoms of coeliac disease can range from mild to severe.

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NHS Choices - Causes of coeliac disease

(04/08/2014)

Coeliac disease is an autoimmune condition caused by an abnormal immune reaction to the protein gluten, which is found in foods such as bread and pasta.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing coeliac disease

(04/08/2014)

Routine screening for coeliac disease is not recommended unless you have symptoms or are at an increased risk of developing them.

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NHS Choices - Treating coeliac disease

(28/04/2015)

Coeliac disease is usually treated by simply excluding foods that contain gluten from your diet.

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NHS Choices - Complications of coeliac disease

(01/08/2014)

If you have coeliac disease, it is crucial you do not eat any gluten. If you have untreated or undiagnosed coeliac disease and are still eating gluten, several complications can occur.

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NHS Choices - 'I'm so glad I joined Coeliac UK'

(01/08/2014)

Shira Groombridge, 32, had unpleasant symptoms for eight years before she was diagnosed with coeliac disease.

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