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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 Thyroid, overactive

NHS Choices - Introduction

(05/12/2014)

Overactive thyroid (also known as hyperthyroidism) is a relatively common condition that occurs when there is too much thyroid hormone in the body.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of overactive thyroid

(07/08/2014)

Symptoms of an overactive thyroid gland include unexplained weight loss, rapid heartbeat, anxiety and excessive sweating.

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NHS Choices - Causes of overactive thyroid

(07/08/2014)

The most common cause of an overactive thyroid gland is Graves' disease, which is caused by the immune system attacking the thyroid gland.

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NHS Choices - Treating overactive thyroid

(07/08/2014)

Treatment for overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism) aims to return the level of thyroid hormones in your blood to normal.

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NHS Choices - Complications of overactive thyroid

(07/08/2014)

Several complications can occur with an an overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism), particularly if the condition is not treated.

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