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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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World Diabetes Day – Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

November 14th is World Diabetes Day, which aims to draw attention to the condition that is becoming increasingly prevalent in both young and old generations. To support this cause, selected Life Pharmacies are offering FREE Diabetes Care & Blood Glucose Screening to Life Loyalty customers when they swipe their loyalty cards from November 14th to 21st. What is Diabetes?... Read more >

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Men’s Health – Ask a Pharmacist with Vincent Dempsey

Life Pharmacy’s Vincent Dempsey tackles some commonly asked questions about men’s health – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 7 November 2018. Movember is upon us once again, which signals the time to put down your razor. But what most people see as a great excuse not to shave is actually a really important movement... 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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