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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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Let’s talk about Type 2 Diabetes with pharmacist Jane Brennan

Did you know that there are more than 1 million people in Ireland at risk of, or who have diabetes? Type 2 diabetes is where the body either doesn’t produce enough insulin, or is unable to fully use the insulin it produces. This results in too much glucose in the blood, which can have serious... Read more >

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Articles in Conjunctivitis

NHS Choices - Introduction

(09/07/2014)

Conjunctivitis is a common condition that causes redness and inflammation of the thin layer of tissue that covers the front of the eye (the conjunctiva).

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of conjunctivitis

(16/04/2014)

The most common symptoms of conjunctivitis are red and watery eyes.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing conjunctivitis

(16/04/2014)

Your GP should be able to diagnose conjunctivitis by asking about your symptoms and examining your eyes.

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NHS Choices - Treating conjunctivitis

(01/08/2014)

Infective conjunctivitis usually clears up by itself. Allergic conjunctivitis can be treated with antihistamines.

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NHS Choices - Complications of conjunctivitis

(16/04/2014)

Complications from conjunctivitis are uncommon but can be serious such as meningitis, cellulitis, blood poisoning (septicaemia)

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