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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 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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