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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 Cystitis

NHS Choices - Introduction

(05/12/2014)

Cystitis is inflammation of the bladder, usually caused by a bladder infection.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of cystitis

(23/04/2014)

The symptoms of cystitis can vary between children and adults. Common symptoms include a burning pain when urinating, feeling weak and fever.

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NHS Choices - Causes of cystitis

(23/04/2014)

The most common cause of cystitis is a bacterial infection. Other causes include damage or irritation around the urethra,

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing cystitis

(23/04/2014)

Women who have had cystitis before may be able to recognise the symptoms without seeing their GP. Men and children should always see their GP.

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NHS Choices - Treating cystitis

(23/04/2014)

There are some self-help treatments that can ease the discomfort of cystitis, or your GP may prescribe antibiotics.

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NHS Choices - Preventing cystitis

(23/04/2014)

It's not always possible to prevent cystitis, but you can take some steps to help avoid the condition.

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NHS Choices - Interstitial cystitis

(06/03/2015)

Interstitial cystitis causes recurring discomfort in the bladder and pelvic area. The symptoms vary between individuals, but some can people experience intense pain.

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