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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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NHS Choices - Introduction

(07/11/2014)

Most women experience some form of period pain during their lifetime. The medical term for period pain is dysmenorrhoea.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of painful periods

(07/11/2014)

The main symptom of period pain is painful muscle cramps in your lower abdomen (tummy). Sometimes the pain comes in intense spasms, while at other times the

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NHS Choices - Causes of painful periods

(07/11/2014)

Most cases of period pain are a normal part of your menstrual cycle and can usually be treated at home. This is known as primary dysmenorrhoea

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing painful periods caused by a medical condition

(07/11/2014)

Most women who have period pain find it is mild enough to treat at home. However, if your periods are causing you severe pain, contact your GP for advice

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NHS Choices - Treating painful periods

(07/11/2014)

Most cases of period pain can be treated at home. You can buy a number of painkillers over the counter to help manage your pain

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