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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 Coronary heart disease

NHS Choices - Introduction

(19/03/2015)

Coronary heart disease is the UK's biggest killer, causing around 73,000 deaths each year. About one in six men and one in ten women die from the disease.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of coronary heart disease

(19/03/2015)

The most common symptoms of coronary heart disease (CHD) are chest pain (angina) and a heart attack.

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NHS Choices - Causes of heart disease

(19/03/2015)

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is usually caused by a build-up of fatty deposits on the walls of the arteries around the heart (coronary arteries).

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NHS Choices - Diagnosis and risk assessment

(13/11/2014)

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is usually diagnosed after a risk assessment and some further tests.

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NHS Choices - Treating heart disease

(21/10/2014)

Although coronary heart disease (CHD) cannot be cured, treatment can help manage the symptoms and reduce the risk of further problems.

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NHS Choices - Recovering from heart disease

(21/10/2014)

After having heart surgery or problems like a heart attack, it is possible to resume a normal life.

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NHS Choices - Preventing heart disease

(20/10/2014)

There are several ways you can help lower your risk of developing coronary heart disease (CHD), such as reducing your blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

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NHS Choices - 'My heart was racing... the pain was awful'

(20/10/2014)

After a heart attack, 36-year-old Debbie Siddons was too scared to pick up her 18-month-old baby. Rehabilitation helped her move on with her life.

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NHS Choices - 'I try to go to the gym once or twice a week for a workout'

(20/10/2014)

Actor Rudolph Walker, 65, is a far cry from Patrick Trueman, the rum-swilling, fry-up-munching character he plays in EastEnders.

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NHS Choices - 'I felt like I'd been kicked in the chest'

(20/10/2014)

A quick diagnosis and emergency treatment saved Lynn Connor's life. She shares her story.

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