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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 Schizophrenia

NHS Choices - Introduction

(13/03/2015)

Schizophrenia is a long-term mental health condition that causes a range of different psychological symptoms.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of schizophrenia

(12/03/2015)

Changes in thinking and behaviour are the most obvious signs of schizophrenia, but people can experience the symptoms in different ways.

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NHS Choices - Causes of schizophrenia

(12/03/2015)

The exact causes of schizophrenia are unknown, but research suggests a combination of physical, genetic, psychological and environmental factors.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing schizophrenia

(12/03/2015)

There is no single test for schizophrenia. The condition is usually diagnosed after assessment by a specialist in mental health.

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NHS Choices - Treating schizophrenia

(12/03/2015)

Schizophrenia is usually treated with an individually tailored combination of therapy and medication.

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NHS Choices - Living with schizophrenia

(13/03/2015)

Most people with schizophrenia make a recovery, although many will experience the occasional return of symptoms (relapses).

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NHS Choices - 'I want to show people that recovery is possible'

(12/03/2015)

Stuart was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia when he was 31.

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NHS Choices - 'It can get me down, to the point where I won't go out of the house'

(12/03/2015)

Delusions and voices have been a daily feature of Richard's life for more than 10 years. Despite this, he recently completed a master's degree.

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