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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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Let’s talk about Type 2 Diabetes with pharmacist Jane Brennan

Did you know that there are more than 1 million people in Ireland at risk of, or who have diabetes? Type 2 diabetes is where the body either doesn’t produce enough insulin, or is unable to fully use the insulin it produces. This results in too much glucose in the blood, which can have serious... Read more >

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Articles in Frostbite

NHS Choices - Introduction

(27/11/2013)

Frostbite is damage to skin and tissue caused by exposure to freezing temperatures – typically any temperature below minus 0.55ºC (31ºF).

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of frostbite

(20/11/2013)

The symptoms of frostbite progress in stages. The longer the body is exposed to freezing conditions and the colder the temperature is, the more advanced frostbite can become.

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NHS Choices - Treating frostbite

(20/11/2013)

Treatment for frostbite includes re-warming the affected areas, which should ideally be done under medical supervision.

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