Author: Nicole Taylor

7 Helpful Tips to Improve Your Sleep

Modern life can mean we get little chance to switch-off – smart phones, tablets and laptops follow us everywhere we go. Couple this with young children, pets, long working hours and other responsibilities and it can be hard to get the right amount of quality sleep needed to recharge your batteries, leaving people with little energy and susceptible to higher levels of stress. However all is not lost, there are some simple ways you can manage your sleep, energy and stress levels this winter and the negative effects an out of control cycle can have. 1. Make Your Bedroom...

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Are Your Medicines out of Date? Here’s How to Dispose of them Safely

We all have that cupboard or drawer in a homes where we pop everyday medicines or treatments like paracetamol, plasters or cough syrup. But how often do you check the expiry dates on the packaging and have a clear out? Keeping old medicines or worse taking them can be putting our health at risk. Our Pharmacist Anshu Kaura gives her top tips on medicines expiry dates and how to safely dispose of medication. On average pharmacists are asked twice a week about medicine expiry dates and whether it is safe to take out of date medicines, with some customers...

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Everything You Need to Know About Vitamin D

With winter approaching, the weather turning colder and the evenings drawing in (and the clocks going back at the end of the month!), it’s going to be harder for us all to get the vitamin D our bodies need. That’s why we’ve put together all you need to know about vitamin D, including the benefits of it, where you can get it and if you need to consider taking a supplement. What is Vitamin D? It helps the body regulate calcium and phosphate, which are the nutrients needed to keep bones, teeth and muscles healthy. There are also some...

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Stop Smoking Timeline – The Health Benefits of Quitting Over Time

We all know that smoking is bad for our health but when quitting we can feel as though we aren’t seeing the benefits quick enough. That’s why we put together a stop smoking timeline to help you discover exactly when the health benefits of quitting take effect. Stop Smoking Timeline 20 minutes: after only 20 minutes since your last cigarette your heart rate and blood pressure drop. Two hours: after two hours from your last cigarette your blood circulation improves drastically 12 hours: the amount of carbon monoxide in your blood stream decreases, which means the amount of oxygen in your...

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All You Need to Know About Stoptober

Stoptober is a campaign that Public Health England runs for 28 days every October to encourage Britain to stop smoking. It’s based on evidence that suggests after 28 days without smoking, you are up to five times more likely to be able to quit permanently. Because the campaign takes place over October it makes the task of quitting more manageable as you can tackle it one day at a time. Why you should take part in Stoptober? There are many reasons to join in with Stoptober and try to quit smoking, the first of which is that smoking is...

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