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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 Stent insertion

NHS Choices - Introduction

(02/03/2015)

A coronary angioplasty is a procedure used to widen blocked or narrowed coronary arteries.

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NHS Choices - How a coronary angioplasty and stent insertion are carried out

(02/05/2014)

You will usually have an appointment to assess your health a few days before having a coronary angioplasty.

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NHS Choices - Recovering from a coronary angioplasty and stent insertion

(02/05/2014)

You will normally be able to leave hospital the same day, or the following day after a planned (elective) coronary angioplasty.

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NHS Choices - Risks of coronary angioplasty and stent insertion

(02/05/2014)

As with all types of surgery, coronary angioplasty carries a risk of complications. However, the risk of serious problems is small.

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NHS Choices - Alternatives to coronary angioplasty and stent insertion

(02/05/2014)

The most widely used surgical alternative to a coronary angioplasty is a coronary artery bypass graft (CABG).

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NHS Choices - 'I suddenly felt like I was being kicked in the chest'

(02/04/2014)

Lynn Connor had a coronary angioplasty after she had a heart attack. A quick diagnosis and treatment saved her life.

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