Author: Jessica Bott

COPD Breathing Exercises

When you’re living with COPD one of the main symptoms you might be experiencing is increasing breathlessness particularly when you’re active. This can make you feel anxious, making the breathlessness worse. But there are some things you could do try to help you reduce breathlessness, including breathing exercises. That’s why we’ve put together a short guide on COPD breathing exercises. Different exercises work best for different people, so don’t be disheartened if the first technique you try doesn’t work for you. Try to practice these every day. Breathing exercises can also help if you get out of breath suddenly....

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Our Top Tips to Help You Stop Snoring

We all need sleep, it helps you stay focused during the day and is another way to look after your health. But getting a good night’s sleep isn’t always easy, especially if you or someone you love snores. That’s why we’ve found some top tips you can try to help you stop snoring. Trying to reduce or stop snoring entirely isn’t easy, and it can be difficult to know which options are available for you. Medical intervention could be needed so make sure to talk to your GP as well as consider changing aspects of your lifestyle. Here are...

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Understanding IBS: Your Guide to IBS Treatment

At LloydsPharmacy, we’re here to help with all of your health concerns. We understand that it can sometimes be hard to talk about stomach issues, which is why we’ve put together this guide to help you understand more about the IBS treatment options that are available. IBS Treatment Everyone will experience different symptoms of IBS, so there’s not one single diet or medicine that’s recommended for everyone. However, there are several practical steps you can take that can help ease your symptoms. What Can Trigger IBS? Sometimes IBS can flare up for no obvious reason, but there are certain...

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Understanding IBS: Your Guide to Managing Your Symptoms

At LloydsPharmacy, we’re here to help with all of your health concerns. We understand that it can sometimes be hard to talk about stomach issues, which is why we’ve put together this guide to help you understand more about Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and your IBS symptoms. What is IBS? IBS is a common condition that approximately 2 in 10 people in the UK experience*. IBS affects your digestive system and can cause symptoms such as stomach cramps or bloating. These can come and go and last anywhere between a few days to a few months. It is usually...

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Your Experiences of Living with Chronic Pain

We know that living with chronic pain isn’t easy, and sometimes you feel alone. That’s why we reached out to a few of you asking for your stories of living with chronic pain and your top tips of how to manage it. Here’s Tamsin, Claire, Fiona and Sarah talking about their experiencing of living with chronic pain. Tamsin, 48, Colchester Hi, I’m Tamsin. I first noticed chronic pain in my feet a couple of years ago when I decided to boost my activity levels. Unfortunately, this caused a huge flare-up of ‘plantar fasciitis’ (when the ligament that runs from...

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