Author: Cheryl Goddard

Life’s biggest headaches: How to better manage pain

Written By Madeleine Bailey We ask Lloyds Pharmacist Anshu Bhimbat for her advice on tackling five of the most common causes of pain… Headaches Half the population has had a headache over the past year with an unlucky one in 20 suffering almost every day, according to the World Health Organization. Our pharmacist Anshu Bhimbat explains: “Tension is the main cause of headaches but many things, including dehydration, poor posture, sensitivity to foods or smells, eyestrain, toothache, earache or even missed sleep can trigger them.” What’s the best treatment? Ask your pharmacist’s advice about over-the-counter painkillers such as paracetamol,...

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Five innovative products to enjoy an independent life

As we grow older, we are continually on the search for innovative solutions to help ensure that we have a healthier independent life for longer. Driven by an ageing population the demand is ever growing, this is supported by technological advances that have helped the development of specialist independent living products to enable people to continue to live a fulfilling life as they age. Here are five simple but effective solutions to help you or your loved ones retain their independence and support you with everyday tasks. 1 DORO PhoneEasy mobile – one touch memory keys mean you can...

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Dementia Friends Focus Week – October 2014

This week at LloydsPharmacy we’ve had a Dementia Friends focus week, encouraging colleagues across the business to join our growing community of dementia friends, understand more about dementia and how they can help and support people living with dementia. The focus week saw teams commit to becoming a Dementia Friend by attending information sessions in large groups or watching videos individually. They were then asked to make a pledge, however big or small, on how they can make a real difference to people’s lives. Events were also held in LloydsPharmacy stores including raffles and specific dementia days, and a...

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