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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 Hepatitis A

NHS Choices - Introduction

(12/02/2015)

Hepatitis A is a type of viral liver infection uncommon in England but widespread in other parts of the world, such as Africa and India.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of hepatitis A

(25/06/2014)

Initial symptoms of hepatitis A are similar to the flu and include loss of appetite, feeling and being sick, and fatigue.

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NHS Choices - Causes of hepatitis A

(25/06/2014)

The most common cause of hepatitis A is eating food that is contaminated with the stools of an infected person as a result of poor personal hygiene.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing hepatitis A

(25/06/2014)

Your GP will be able to diagnose hepatitis A with a blood test.

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NHS Choices - Treating hepatitis A

(25/06/2014)

There is no specific treatment for hepatitis A and most people recover completely within a couple of months. It is sensible to rest and avoid fatty foods.

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NHS Choices - Complications of hepatitis A

(25/06/2014)

Complications of hepatitis A are rare and include liver failure and a build-up of bile inside the liver.

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NHS Choices - Hepatitis A vaccination

(25/06/2014)

There are three main types of Hepatitis A vaccination, which are all highly effective.

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