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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 Hearing impairment

NHS Choices - Introduction

(11/05/2015)

Hearing loss is a common problem that often develops with age or is caused by repeated exposure to loud noises.

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NHS Choices - Signs of hearing loss

(11/05/2015)

Hearing loss is sometimes sudden, but often it's gradual and you may not notice it at first. Being aware of the early signs can help you identify the problem quickly.

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NHS Choices - Causes of hearing loss

(11/05/2015)

Age and loud noises are the most common causes of sensorineural hearing loss. Conductive hearing loss occurs when sounds are unable to pass into the inner ear

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing hearing loss

(13/05/2015)

See your GP if you're having problems with your hearing. They'll examine your ears and carry out some simple hearing tests

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NHS Choices - Treating hearing loss

(11/05/2015)

How hearing loss is treated depends on the underlying cause of the condition.

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NHS Choices - Preventing hearing loss

(11/05/2015)

The ears are fragile structures that can be damaged in many ways, so it's not always possible to prevent hearing loss.

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NHS Choices - ‘20 years ago, deaf people would have found it difficult to get into this sort of job’

(11/05/2015)

Susan is a community mental health nurse helping deaf people with mental illnesses. She talks about how attitudes to deafness have changed and says deafness

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NHS Choices - 'Through performing, I've managed to grow as a person'

(11/05/2015)

Millie’s hearing started deteriorating when she was a child. She talks about learning to cope with the hearing loss and shows that it hasn't stopped her doing

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