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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 Short-sightedness

NHS Choices - Introduction

(17/10/2014)

Short-sightedness, or myopia, is a very common eye condition that causes distant objects to appear blurred, while close objects can be seen clearly.

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NHS Choices - Signs and symptoms of short-sightedness

(29/11/2013)

The main symptom of short-sightedness (myopia) is distant objects appearing blurred, while near objects can still be seen clearly.

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NHS Choices - Causes of short-sightedness

(29/11/2013)

Short-sightedness (myopia) is caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors that disrupt the normal development of the eye.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing short-sightedness

(02/12/2013)

Most cases of short-sightedness (myopia) are diagnosed by an optician during an eye test.

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NHS Choices - Treating short-sightedness

(29/11/2013)

Glasses or contact lenses are the most common method of correcting short-sightedness (myopia). Laser surgery is also becoming increasingly popular.

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NHS Choices - Eye conditions associated with short-sightedness

(29/11/2013)

If you have severe short-sightedness (high degree myopia), you are more likely to develop other eye disorders later in life.

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