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What is Hay Fever and How Can I Treat It?

If you regularly have itchy eyes, a runny nose and a congested feeling during the spring, summer and autumn months, you may be suffering from hay fever. Hay fever is the popular name for allergic rhinitis. It affects between 10-30% of adults and as many as 40% of children in the UK. It can impact […]

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5 Signs of Iron Deficiency

Iron is essential for producing red blood cells. When your body struggles to produce enough red blood cells, this is a condition known as anaemia. When you are anaemic, you might find that you lack the energy to do everyday tasks. Walking up the stairs will leave you tired out, and you might get dizzy […]

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What is the Fastest Way to Get Rid of a Sinus Infection?

Your sinuses are a network of small channels behind your cheekbones and forehead that connect to the inside of your nose to keep it moistened. This layer helps to trap germs, dust and allergens and is the first line of defence to protect you from infections. Your sinuses can sometimes become inflamed leading to headaches, […]

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Vegan Vitamins: A Guide on What to Take

Following a vegan diet had many benefits, but you may need to take extra care to make sure you’re getting all of the vitamins and minerals you need. We often rely on a varied diet to get all of the vitamins and minerals our bodies need to function and removing all animal products from our […]

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A Pharmacist’s Guide for First-Time Parents

Becoming a parent for the first time is highly rewarding, but also very daunting. You might be overwhelmed by the sheer volume of new information you have to process, especially when sleep-deprived, so we wanted to share how your local pharmacist could support you during this emotional time. We’ve compiled a pharmacist’s guide for first […]

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Sensitive Skin: 7 Care Tips You Need to Know

Sensitive skin is something that affects many people, and those suffering know just how troubling it can be. Sensitive skin might be dry, itchy, flaky or inflamed and can be aggravated by everyday products like water, soap or alcohol gel. When it comes to using skincare products and makeup, only the kindest and gentlest products will work […]

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Do Multivitamins Work? Why We Need Vitamins

The human body is incredibly complex and we still don’t fully understand it. However, what we do know is that we all need a balanced diet to survive and this is because a varied diet ensures our bodies get a range of vitamins and minerals essential for the body’s proper function. Why should I take […]

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What Happens When You’re Low on Iron?

Signs of Iron Deficiency and Anemia If you are often tired, struggle to carry out everyday tasks and have pale or cold skin, you might be suffering from iron deficiency. Iron deficiency is sometimes referred to as anaemia and can have a huge impact on your daily life.  Simple tasks like walking up stairs might […]

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Vitamin D and Coronavirus: What Does the Evidence Say?

There is still so much we don’t know about the coronavirus, but in the face of the unknown, scientists are working hard to reduce the risk that the disease will be fatal. One ongoing theory is that the severity of coronavirus symptoms can be linked to vitamin D levels. It’s important to remember that correlation […]

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How to Get Rid of a Migraine (And Medication That Helps)

Migraines affect different people in different ways. Some might experience a splitting headache, while others may feel nauseated or fatigued. While some will experience a warning “aura” that a migraine is on its way, others will find they come on suddenly. Most common migraine symptoms include:  A splitting headache on one side of the head […]