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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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Wheezing or Sneezing? Ask A Pharmacist with Jane Brennan

Jane Brennan of Life Pharmacy Donabate answers some of the most commonly asked questions about cold & flu. Why are a cold and flu so prevalent in winter? Flu and the common cold circulate more at this time of year especially in areas with larger groups, for example in workplaces and schools. It’s not too late to get... Read more >

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Cold & Flu – Ask A Pharmacist with Anne Smyth

Life Pharmacy’s Anne Smyth answers some of the most commonly asked questions about cold & flu – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 5 December 2018. Why are a cold and flu so prevalent in winter? It’s a time of year when our immune systems need to be at its best. My advice is to be... Read more >

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Articles in Borderline personality disorder

NHS Choices - Introduction

(20/11/2014)

Personality disorders are conditions that can cause a range of distressing symptoms and patterns of abnormal behaviour.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of borderline personality disorder

(20/11/2014)

Symptoms of borderline personality disorder (BPD) include emotional instability, impulsive behaviour and intense, yet unstable, relationships with others.

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NHS Choices - Causes of borderline personality disorder

(20/11/2014)

Most experts agree that there is no single cause of borderline personality disorder (BPD). It is likely to be caused by a combination of factors.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing borderline personality disorder

(20/11/2014)

If your GP suspects that you may have BPD, it is likely that you will be referred to your local community mental health team (CMHT) for a more in-depth assessment.

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NHS Choices - Treating borderline personality disorder

(20/11/2014)

Treatment for borderline personality disorder (BPD) involves psychotherapy, which is a type of talking therapy that has proved effective in treating complex mental health conditions.

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