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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 Angioedema

NHS Choices - Introduction

(06/11/2014)

Angioedema is the swelling of the deeper layers of the skin, caused by a build-up of fluid.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of angioedema

(06/11/2014)

The main sign of angioedema is swelling that develops below the surface of the skin.

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NHS Choices - Causes of angioedema

(06/11/2014)

Angioedema is often caused by a problem with the immune system, although there are many cases where no cause can be identified.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing angioedema

(06/11/2014)

Diagnosising angioedema is relatively straightforward, but tests are required to determine which type it is.

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NHS Choices - Treating angioedema

(06/11/2014)

Medication is the main treatment for angioedema, although many cases get better after a few days without treatment.

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