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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 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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