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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 Multiple sclerosis

'Monthly infusions help treat my MS'

(14/07/2014)

Narinder Kaur-Logue has an aggressive form of relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis. She experiences severely debilitating fatigue on a daily basis

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Introduction

(08/05/2015)

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease affecting nerves in the brain and spinal cord, causing problems with muscle movement, balance and vision.

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Symptoms of multiple sclerosis

(04/09/2014)

The central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) controls all your body's actions. When MS damages the nerve fibres that carry messages to and from your brain, symptoms can occur in any part of your body.

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Causes of multiple sclerosis

(04/09/2014)

The exact reason why someone develops multiple sclerosis (MS) is not known. What is known so far suggests that it is caused by a combination of environmental and genetic factors.

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Diagnosing multiple sclerosis

(04/09/2014)

If you have unexplained symptoms that are similar to those of multiple sclerosis (MS), see your GP.

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Treating multiple sclerosis

(08/05/2015)

Find out more about treating multiple sclerosis, including treatment for symptoms and for relapses

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Living with multiple sclerosis

(04/09/2014)

A diagnosis of MS is life changing. You may need long-term treatment to control your symptoms and you may have to adapt your daily life.

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'You just find the tools to get around it'

(14/07/2014)

Jo was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis four years ago. She explains how it affects her body, her ability to move around and her family life, and where to

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'Cognitive behavioural therapy worked for me'

(14/07/2014)

Leonie Martin, age 45, has relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (MS). She resigned from her job in management seven years ago after a series of relapses and

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'I consider myself very lucky'

(14/07/2014)

Sara was 22 when she was diagnosed with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (MS). Now 30, she talks about her life since then.“It all started when I was in

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