Author: Jessica Bott

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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How to help your baby through teething

Being a new parent can be tough, whether it’s your first baby or if you’ve got multiple children. One of the challenges every parent experiences with their baby is teething. Teething can be uncomfortable for your baby, but there are ways you can help make it easier for them. Every child will have a different experience, so you might need to try a few different solutions until you find one that works for you. When does teething start in babies? It depends on the individual child, but usually most babies will start getting teeth around the 6-month mark. But...

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Our Instagram Competition Terms and Conditions

Did you know, we’ve recently launched our Instagram? It’s full of the latest wellness tips and advice, as well as product launches and recipes. To celebrate, we’re running regular competitions giving away some of our favourite products. To be in with a chance of winning, all you need to do is like our Instagram page and like and comment on the post about the competition. Best of luck!  Make sure you follow our Instagram page to hear about the competitions! Terms and conditions: Participants must be aged 18 or over and a resident in the UK Employees of Lloyds Pharmacy Limited and their immediate families, their agents, or anyone professionally connected with this prize draw are not entitled to participate. No purchase is necessary to take part in the competition. Participants must engage with the post in line with the details in the caption The winner will receive the product stated in the Instagram post. The winner will be notified within 72 hours of the deadline – this communication must then be acknowledged by the winner within 24 hours. Failure to do so will mean an alternative winner is selected from all valid entries received. We will randomly select the winners within 24 hours after the deadline, from all valid and correct entries received. Only one entry per person. Proof of sending is not proof of receipt and...

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