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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 Heat exhaustion and heatstroke

NHS Choices - Introduction

(02/06/2015)

Heat exhaustion and heatstroke are two heat-related health conditions. If they are not quickly treated, they can both be very serious.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of heat exhaustion and heatstroke

(16/09/2013)

If not treated quickly, heat exhaustion and heatstroke can be very serious. Dial 999 immediately to request an ambulance if you think someone has heatsroke.

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NHS Choices - Causes of heat exhaustion and heatstroke

(16/09/2013)

Heat exhaustion and Heatstroke occur when the body is no longer able to cool itself and starts to overheat.

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NHS Choices - Treating heat exhaustion and heatstroke

(02/06/2015)

Heat exhaustion and heatstroke need to be treated quickly. The first steps of treatment are to cool the person down and get them to drink cool water or rehydration fluids.

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NHS Choices - Preventing heat exhaustion and heatstroke

(30/06/2014)

In a heatwave, stay out of the sun, particularly during the hottest parts of the day. If you have to go out, apply suncream, wear a hat and drink plenty of fluid.

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