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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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NHS Choices - Symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease

(26/06/2014)

The three most common symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) are heartburn, acid reflux and difficulty swallowing (dysphagia).

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NHS Choices - Causes of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease

(26/06/2014)

Most cases of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) are thought to be caused by a problem with the lower oesophageal sphincter (LOS).

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing gastro-oesophageal reflux disease

(27/06/2014)

In most cases, your GP will be able to diagnose gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) by asking you about your symptoms.

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NHS Choices - Treating gastro-oesophageal reflux disease

(31/12/2014)

A number of treatments are available for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), including simple, self-care measures, medication and surgery.

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NHS Choices - Complications of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease

(27/06/2014)

A number of possible complications can occur as a result of having long-term gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD).

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