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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 Anorexia nervosa

NHS Choices - Introduction

(17/10/2014)

Anorexia nervosa is a serious eating disorder and mental health condition.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of anorexia

(09/10/2014)

The main symptom of anorexia is deliberately losing a lot of weight, although there are often a number of other physical and psychological signs of a problem.

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NHS Choices - Causes of anorexia

(09/10/2014)

The exact causes of anorexia nervosa are unclear, although most experts believe it is likely to be the result of a combination of factors.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing anorexia

(22/10/2014)

When trying to determine if you have an eating disorder, your GP will probably ask questions about your weight and eating habits.

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NHS Choices - Treating anorexia

(22/10/2014)

The treatment for anorexia nervosa usually involves a combination of psychological therapy and supervised weight gain.

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NHS Choices - Complications of anorexia

(09/10/2014)

If anorexia nervosa is not treated, the condition can lead to a number of serious health problems.

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NHS Choices - 'When I looked in the mirror, a mound of blubber stared back'

(09/10/2014)

Katie Metcalfe, 21, is starting a creative writing degree at Cumbria University, but seven years ago her life was very different.

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