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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 Agoraphobia

Introduction

(02/06/2014)

Agoraphobia is a fear of being in situations where escape might be difficult, or help wouldn't be available if things go wrong.

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Symptoms of agoraphobia

(02/06/2014)

The severity of agoraphobia can vary significantly between individuals. Someone with severe agoraphobia may be unable to leave the house.

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Causes of agoraphobia

(02/06/2014)

Most cases of agoraphobia develop as a complication of panic disorders.

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Diagnosing agoraphobia

(02/06/2014)

Speak to your GP if you think you have agoraphobia. If you're unable to visit your GP in person it should be possible to arrange a telephone consultation.

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Treating agoraphobia

(02/06/2014)

A stepwise approach is usually recommended for treating agoraphobia and any underlying panic disorder.

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Case

(14/07/2014)

Claire Ledger was diagnosed with agoraphobia after suffering a panic attack in the street while shopping. Claire, 26, was unable to explain the experience.

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