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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 Crohn's disease

NHS Choices - Introduction

(14/05/2015)

Crohn's disease is a long-term condition that causes inflammation of the lining of the digestive system.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of Crohn's disease

(11/05/2015)

The symptoms of Crohn's disease vary, depending on which part of the digestive system is inflamed.

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NHS Choices - Causes of Crohn's disease

(11/05/2015)

The exact cause of Crohn's disease is unknown. Most researchers think it's caused by a combination of factors.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing Crohn's disease

(11/05/2015)

A number of different tests may be needed to diagnose Crohn's disease, as it has similar symptoms to several other conditions.

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NHS Choices - Complications of Crohn's disease

(11/05/2015)

People with Crohn's disease are at risk of developing a number of complications.

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NHS Choices - 'Crohn's disease grinds on and on. It zaps you of vigour and energy'

(11/05/2015)

Author William Fiennes has lived with Crohn's disease since he was a teenager.

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NHS Choices - 'My life is now back on track'

(11/05/2015)

Joseph Barr talks about managing Crohn's disease with medication and how he can still play the sports he loves.

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