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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 Ectopic pregnancy

NHS Choices - Introduction

(10/04/2014)

An ectopic pregnancy is when a fertilised egg implants itself outside of the womb, usually in one of the fallopian tubes. This means the egg will not develop into a baby.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of ectopic pregnancy

(10/04/2014)

Symptoms of an ectopic pregnancy include abnormal vaginal bleeding and abdominal pain, typically just in one side, which can range from mild to severe.

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NHS Choices - Causes of ectopic pregnancy

(10/04/2014)

Risk factors for an ectopic pregnancy include having a history of pelvic inflammatory disease and previous surgery to the fallopian tubes.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing ectopic pregnancy

(10/04/2014)

A transvaginal (through the vagina) ultrasound scan is sometimes used to diagnose an ectopic pregnancy.

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NHS Choices - Treating ectopic pregnancy

(10/04/2014)

The baby cannot be saved in an ectopic pregnancy.

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NHS Choices - Complications of ectopic pregnancy

(10/04/2014)

To avoid complications, it is important that an ectopic pregnancy is diagnosed as early as possible.

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NHS Choices - Preventing ectopic pregnancy

(10/04/2014)

You cannot always prevent ectopic pregnancy from occurring, but you can reduce your risk by protecting yourself against pelvic inflammatory disease.

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