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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 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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