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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 Miscarriage

NHS Choices - Introduction

(27/05/2015)

A miscarriage is the loss of a pregnancy during the first 23 weeks. The main signs of a miscarriage include vaginal bleeding, followed by cramping and pain.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of miscarriage

(27/05/2015)

The most common sign of miscarriage is vaginal bleeding.

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NHS Choices - Causes of miscarriage

(27/05/2015)

There are many reasons why a miscarriage may occur, although the causes of particular miscarriages are often not identified.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing miscarriage

(27/05/2015)

If you see your GP or midwife because of vaginal bleeding or other symptoms of miscarriage, you may be referred to an early pregnancy unit for tests.

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NHS Choices - What happens if you have a miscarriage

(26/05/2015)

If you have a miscarriage, you may need to have any remaining pregnancy tissue removed from your womb.

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NHS Choices - What happens after a miscarriage

(26/05/2015)

A miscarriage can have a profound emotional impact, not only on a woman, but also on her partner, friends and family.

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NHS Choices - Preventing miscarriage

(26/05/2015)

As the cause of a miscarriage is often not identified, they cannot always be prevented.

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