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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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Let’s talk about Type 2 Diabetes with pharmacist Jane Brennan

Did you know that there are more than 1 million people in Ireland at risk of, or who have diabetes? Type 2 diabetes is where the body either doesn’t produce enough insulin, or is unable to fully use the insulin it produces. This results in too much glucose in the blood, which can have serious... Read more >

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Get Active in 2019: Tips to achieve your New Year’s fitness goals

Getting more active is one of the most common New Year’s Resolutions made every January, as thousands look to spark a positive change in their well being and shed their holiday pounds. Gyms around the country reach their peak capacity as members new and old arrive full of motivation and ambition, yet many find it... 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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