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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 Peritonitis

NHS Choices - Introduction

(23/03/2015)

Peritonitis is the inflammation of the thin layer of tissue that lines the inside of the abdomen (tummy) called the peritoneum.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of peritonitis

(23/03/2015)

Abdominal (tummy) pain is one of the main symptoms of peritonitis.

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NHS Choices - Causes of peritonitis

(23/03/2015)

Peritonitis occurs when the peritoneum becomes infected with bacteria or fungi.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing peritonitis

(23/03/2015)

Peritonitis can often be diagnosed after a physical examination and some further tests.

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NHS Choices - Treating peritonitis

(23/03/2015)

If you're diagnosed with peritonitis, you will probably be admitted to hospital so you can be carefully monitored.

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NHS Choices - Complications of peritonitis

(23/03/2015)

Serious complications of peritonitis can occur if the infection spreads into other parts of the body.

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