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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 Macular degeneration

NHS Choices - Introduction

(24/02/2015)

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a painless eye condition that generally leads to the gradual loss of central vision but can sometimes cause a rapid reduction in vision.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of macular degeneration

(27/06/2014)

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is not a painful condition. In fact, some people do not even realise there is a problem until their symptoms become more severe.

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NHS Choices - Causes of macular degeneration

(27/06/2014)

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is caused by a problem with part of the eye called the macula. The macula is the spot at the centre of your retina.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing macular degeneration

(27/06/2014)

In some cases early age-related macular degeneration (AMD) may be detected before it begins to cause any symptoms, during a routine eye test.

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NHS Choices - Treating macular degeneration

(27/05/2015)

There is currently no cure for either type of age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

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NHS Choices - Complications of macular degeneration

(27/06/2014)

Being told that you have age-related macular degeneration (AMD) can be frustrating, as simple everyday tasks, such as reading, become more difficult.

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NHS Choices - 'Giving up driving was hard. A part of my independence had gone'

(27/06/2014)

Barbara Watson talks about how age-related macular degeneration (AMD) affected her

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