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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 Frozen shoulder

NHS Choices - Introduction

(29/09/2014)

Frozen shoulder is a condition that leads to pain and stiffness of the shoulder. It is also known as adhesive capsulitis or shoulder contracture.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of frozen shoulder

(15/05/2014)

Pain and persistent stiffness in the shoulder joint are the two main symptoms of a frozen shoulder.

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NHS Choices - Causes of frozen shoulder

(15/05/2014)

Frozen shoulder occurs when the sleeve that surrounds the shoulder joint, known as the capsule, becomes swollen and thickened.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing frozen shoulder

(15/05/2014)

You should see your GP if you think you have a frozen shoulder, or if you have persistent shoulder pain that limits your range of movement.

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NHS Choices - Treating frozen shoulder

(15/05/2014)

Treatment for a frozen shoulder will vary, depending on the stage of the condition and the severity of your pain and stiffness.

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