Health Advice

Latest from blog

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 >

Read more

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 >

Read more

“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 >

Read more

Life Pharmacy Ireland – Live Better

Bringing you the best health advice for your family

Articles in Weil's disease

NHS Choices - Introduction

(14/01/2015)

Leptospirosis is a type of bacterial infection spread by animals. It is caused by a strain of bacteria called leptospira.

read more

NHS Choices - Symptoms of leptospirosis

(14/01/2015)

The symptoms of leptospirosis usually develop abruptly 7 to 14 days after exposure to the leptospira bacteria.

read more

NHS Choices - Causes of leptospirosis

(14/01/2015)

Leptospirosis is caused by a strain of bacteria called leptospira, which is found in certain animals and can spread to humans.

read more

NHS Choices - Treating leptospirosis

(14/01/2015)

Leptospirosis is usually treated with a course of antibiotics, although their effectiveness has not been conclusively proven.

read more

NHS Choices - Preventing leptospirosis

(14/01/2015)

Although leptospirosis is rare in the UK, some simple steps can help reduce your chances of developing the condition.

read more