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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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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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Articles in Phobias

NHS Choices - Introduction

(24/03/2015)

A phobia is an overwhelming fear of an object, place, situation, feeling or animal.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of phobias

(27/02/2014)

All phobias, particularly complex phobias, such as agoraphobia and social phobia, can limit your daily activities and may cause severe anxiety and depression.

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NHS Choices - Causes of phobias

(27/02/2014)

A phobia can develop during childhood, adolescence or early adulthood.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing phobias

(27/02/2014)

Simple phobias, such as a fear of heights, aren't usually formally diagnosed. Most people with a phobia tend to be fully aware of the problem.

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NHS Choices - Treating phobias

(01/10/2014)

Many people with a phobia don't need treatment and avoiding the object of their fear is enough to control the problem.

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NHS Choices - Self-help advice for phobias

(28/04/2014)

Each phobia is different and no single self-help programme will work for everyone. You may use your own self-help strategy or get help from a mental health specialist.

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

(27/02/2014)

Claire Ledger was diagnosed with agoraphobia after she had a panic attack while shopping in her local high street.   

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