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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 Mouth ulcers

NHS Choices - Introduction

(05/12/2014)

Mouth ulcers are painful round or oval sores that form in the mouth, most often on the inside of the cheeks or lips.

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NHS Choices - Causes of mouth ulcers

(19/03/2014)

Most minor, single mouth ulcers are caused by damage to the mouth, for example by accidentally biting the inside of your cheek while you are eating.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing mouth ulcers

(19/03/2014)

If you have a mild mouth ulcer, there is usually no need for you to see your GP or dentist because these ulcers will usually heal within a week or two.

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NHS Choices - Treating mouth ulcers

(10/07/2014)

Most mouth ulcers don't require specific treatment, as they will usually heal on their own within 10-14 days.

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