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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 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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