Author: Jessica Bott

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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Top Apps to Manage Diabetes

Technology can help us through every part of our lives, from helping us keep in touch with long lost friends, getting your shopping delivered to your door and even reading the latest novels. But, can it help you manage your diabetes? The good news is, there are apps that can help, from helping you keep track of what you’re eating and how much you’re exercising to ones that help you keep track of your levels. Here’s our guide to some apps you could try to manage your diabetes. Monitoring your food and exercise levels: MyFitnessPal – are you looking for...

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Which No Added Sugar Chocolate is Best?

When you’re living with diabetes, or just trying to cut down your sugar, you might be considering diabetic chocolate, or sugar-free chocolate as an alternative treat. But, with all the options out there you might not be sure which one to try. We gathered together 10 willing participants to blind test 4 no added sugar chocolates to determine which one is the winner. In the test were: Sainsbury’s No Added Sugar Dark Chocolate, Sainsbury’s No Added Sugar Milk Chocolate, Chocologic No Added Sugar Belgian Milk Chocolate and Chocologic No Added Sugar Belgian Dark Chocolate. Results: Sainsbury’s No Added Sugar...

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