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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 Migraine

NHS Choices - Introduction

(01/07/2014)

A migraine is usually a severe headache felt as a throbbing pain at the front or side of the head.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of a migraine

(23/05/2014)

The main symptom of a migraine is usually an intense headache that occurs at the front or on one side of the head.

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NHS Choices - Causes of migraines

(23/05/2014)

The exact cause of migraines is unknown, although they are thought to be the result of abnormal brain activity.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing migraine

(23/05/2014)

There is no specific test to diagnose migraines. For an accurate diagnosis to be made, your GP must identify a pattern of recurring headaches.

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NHS Choices - Treating migraines

(08/10/2014)

There is currently no cure for migraines, although a number of treatments are available to help ease the symptoms.

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NHS Choices - Complications of migraine

(23/05/2014)

Migraines are associated with a small increased risk of ischaemic strokes, and a very small increased risk of mental health problems.

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NHS Choices - Preventing migraine

(11/07/2014)

There are a number of ways you can reduce your chances of experiencing migraines.

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NHS Choices - 'When I was sick, I knew it was a really bad one'

(11/07/2014)

Debbie was 12 years old when she first began having symptoms of migraine.

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