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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 Sinusitis

NHS Choices - Introduction

(11/03/2015)

Sinusitis is inflammation of the lining of the sinuses, caused by a viral or bacterial infection.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of sinusitis

(18/10/2013)

The initial symptoms of a sinus infection are green or yellow mucus from the nose and severe facial pain around the cheeks, eyes or forehead.

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NHS Choices - Causes of sinusitis

(18/10/2013)

Sinusitis is often caused by a viral infection, but there are also a number of other ways that your sinuses can become blocked and inflamed.

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NHS Choices - Treating sinusitis

(18/10/2013)

Around two thirds of people who get sinusitis don't need to see their GP. Most cases are due to a viral infection that often clears up on its own.

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NHS Choices - Complications of sinusitis

(14/10/2011)

Complications of sinusitis are more common in children than in adults. If your child has had sinusitis and has swelling around the cheekbone or eyelid, it may

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing sinusitis

(14/10/2011)

Your GP can usually diagnose sinusitis from your symptoms. It is nearly always caused by a viral infection, such as the common cold or flu, and is diagnosed

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