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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 OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder)

NHS Choices - Introduction

(24/03/2015)

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition where a person has obsessive thoughts and compulsive activity.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

(20/11/2014)

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) affects people differently, but usually causes a particular pattern of thought and behaviour.

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NHS Choices - Causes of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

(20/11/2014)

Despite much research being carried out into obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), the exact cause of the condition has not yet been identified.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

(20/11/2014)

It is very important you visit your GP if you have symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).

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NHS Choices - Treating obsessive compulsive disorder

(20/11/2014)

Treatment for obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) depends on the how much the condition is affecting your daily life.

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NHS Choices - 'Many people are unaware that OCD can take a sinister angle'

(20/11/2014)

Diana Wilson had obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) for 26 years. Now working for OCD-UK, here she shares her story about how she finally overcame the disorder.

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