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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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NHS Choices - Symptoms of thrush in men

(23/10/2014)

If you have balanitis thrush, you will have a number of distinctive symptoms, such as red skin around the head of your penis and pain and swelling.

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NHS Choices - Causes of thrush in men

(23/10/2014)

Thrush is caused by the Candida albicans fungus.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing thrush in men

(23/10/2014)

Visit your GP if you think you have the symptoms of thrush (either on your penis or skin) and you do not have a history of the condition.

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NHS Choices - Treating thrush in men

(23/10/2014)

The recommended treatment for thrush in men depends on which area of the body is affected.

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