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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 Psoriasis

NHS Choices - Introduction

(28/05/2015)

Psoriasis is a skin condition that causes red, flaky, crusty patches of skin covered with silvery scales.

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NHS Choices - Causes of psoriasis

(04/02/2014)

Psoriasis occurs when skin cells are replaced more quickly than usual. It is not known exactly why this happens.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing psoriasis

(31/08/2013)

Usually, your doctor will make a diagnosis of psoriasis based on the appearance of your skin. There is no blood test for psoriasis.

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NHS Choices - Treating psoriasis

(28/05/2015)

Treatment for psoriasis usually helps to keep the condition under control and most people can be treated by their GP.

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NHS Choices - Living with psoriasis

(10/09/2014)

Although psoriasis is just a minor irritation for some people, the condition can sometimes have a significant impact on your life.

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NHS Choices - ‘The ointments made me smell like a newly paved road’

(31/08/2013)

Ray, 69, has been chairman of The Psoriasis Association for the last 33 years. He's lived with psoriasis since he was 14 and continues to treat it with coal-tar medication.

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