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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 Leg cramps

NHS Choices - Introduction

(15/09/2014)

Leg cramps are a common condition where the muscles in the leg suddenly become tight and painful.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of leg cramps

(15/09/2014)

A leg cramp is an episode of sudden and severe pain in the muscles of the leg caused by an involuntary contracting (shortening) of the leg muscle.

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NHS Choices - Causes of leg cramps

(15/09/2014)

The cause of leg cramps is sometimes unknown (idiopathic). In other cases, there may be an underlying condition or another identifiable cause.

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NHS Choices - Treating leg cramps

(15/09/2014)

If the cause of your leg cramps is known, treating the underlying cause to relieve your symptoms may be possible.

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