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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 Urinary tract infection

NHS Choices - Introduction

(05/12/2014)

Urinary tract infections are very common. They can be painful and uncomfortable, but usually pass within a few days or can be easily treated with a course of antibiotics.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of urinary tract infections

(20/01/2015)

The symptoms of a lower urinary tract infection (UTI) include: cloudy urine, and a need to urinate more frequently, either during the day, or night, or both.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing a urinary tract infection

(18/07/2014)

If you are a woman and you have the typical symptoms of a lower UTI, further testing is not usually required to confirm the diagnosis.

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NHS Choices - Treating a urinary tract infection

(18/07/2014)

Your recommended treatment plan will depend on whether you have a lower or an upper urinary tract infection (UTI). A lower UTI can usually be treated at home.

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NHS Choices - Preventing a urinary tract infection

(18/07/2014)

Not all urinary tract infections (UTIs) can be prevented, but there are some steps you can take to reduce your risk of developing an infection.

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