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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 Seasonal allergic rhinitis

NHS Choices - Introduction

(14/05/2015)

Hay fever is a common allergic condition that affects up to one in five people at some point in their life.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of hay fever

(14/05/2015)

Hay fever symptoms vary in severity and your symptoms may be worse some years than others, depending on the pollen count.

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NHS Choices - Causes of hay fever

(17/02/2014)

Hay fever is caused by pollen. When pollen comes into contact with the lining of your mouth, nose, eyes and throat, they trigger an allergic reaction.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing hay fever

(17/02/2014)

Your GP should be able to diagnose hay fever from a description of your symptoms. In some cases, you may be referred for allergy testing.

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NHS Choices - Treating hay fever

(07/08/2014)

Treatments for hay fever include antihistamines, corticosteroids and decongestants.

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NHS Choices - Complications of hay fever

(10/07/2014)

Hay fever can have a considerable negative impact on work, home and social life.

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NHS Choices - Preventing hay fever

(17/02/2014)

To treat hay fever you can take steps to limit your exposure to pollen or spores.

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NHS Choices - Lisa's story

(14/07/2014)

Lisa Miles, from Kent, tried several different treatments before she found the right one for her. She tells how she relieves her hay fever symptoms. 

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