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Head Lice – Help!!!

Every parent’s heart sinks when they receive the dreaded note from school warning about head lice. Don’t worry – Jane Brennan from Brennan’s Life Pharmacy in Donabate is here to to give us advice and tips. The first thing to do is to check the child’s head. You will need some tea tree conditioner, a... Read more >

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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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Articles in Jet lag

NHS Choices - Introduction


Jet lag is tiredness and confusion after a long aircraft journey. It occurs when the body's internal clock is disrupted after crossing a number of time zones.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of jet lag


The symptoms of jet lag can vary from person to person. The severity of your symptoms will depend on the distance travelled and the number of time zones crossed.

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NHS Choices - Treating jet lag


To minimise jet lag, establish a new sleeping and eating routine when you arrive at your destination. Don't sleep when you arrive and spend some time outdoors.

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NHS Choices - Preventing jet lag


Jet lag can't be prevented, but you can take steps to reduce its effects.

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