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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 Panic disorder

NHS Choices - Introduction

(19/08/2014)

Panic disorder is where you have recurring and regular panic attacks, often for no obvious reason.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of panic disorder

(19/08/2014)

The symptoms of a panic attack can be very frightening and distressing. They tend to occur very suddenly, without warning and often for no apparent reason.

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NHS Choices - Causes of panic disorder

(19/08/2014)

As with many mental health conditions, the exact cause of panic disorder isn't fully understood.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing panic disorders

(19/08/2014)

Everyone who has panic disorder will experience panic attacks. However, not everyone who has panic attacks is diagnosed with panic disorder.

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NHS Choices - Treating panic disorder

(19/08/2014)

The main aim in treating panic disorder is to reduce the number of panic attacks and ease the severity of symptoms.

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NHS Choices - Things you can do to help yourself

(19/08/2014)

If you have panic disorder, there are several self-help techniques you can use including slow, deep breathing, relaxation techniques and visualisation.

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NHS Choices - Complications of panic disorder

(19/08/2014)

Panic disorder is a treatable condition, but to make a full recovery it's very important you seek medical help as soon as possible.

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NHS Choices - "It totally devastated my life...we became hermits"

(03/09/2014)

Colin Hammond describes how panic attacks affected his life and became a series of phobias and anxieties, and how therapy helped his recovery.

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NHS Choices - "Even the thought of going into my garden made me panic"

(03/09/2014)

Claire Ledger had her first panic attack while shopping in her local high street.

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