Author: Nicole Taylor

How myDNA has helped Nina lose weight

“Diets? You name it, I think I’ve tried them all! But none of them have worked for me like myDNA” Read how Nina changed her eating habits, improved her health and lost 1.5 stone with the help of my DNA. Over the years, Nina from East London has tried various diets with little success rate. When an MOT health check at her doctors showed high blood sugar level readings in line with being at risk of type 2 diabetes, she realised it was time to find a diet that worked, for good. This is where myDNA came in. When an MOT...

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Why day 3 is the hardest when quitting smoking?

Whether you have tried to quit smoking before or it’s your first time, kicking the habit is a challenge and getting through the first few days can be tough. Did you know the third day after you quit smoking is often the hardest one? This is because day three is when the nicotine levels in your body are depleted which can cause moodiness and irritability, severe headaches, and cravings as your body adjusts. There are things you can do to help you maintain your will power and get through the day. Below our pharmacist shares the top five tips for coping...

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Can music really make us feel better?

We all recognise the power of music when it comes to our mood. Listening to certain songs can provoke happiness, sadness and even anger but can it really help us feel physically better? A story from back in 2014 by BBC Local Radio and featured on Telegraph.co.uk suggests it can act as a way to provide alternative pain management. A survey carried out by BBC Local Radio found that 90% of respondents agreed listening to music can make them feel perkier when they are sick or faced with hard times. The most popular song, chosen by those surveyed, was Queen’s...

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How Can I Manage My Period Pain?

Written By Madeleine Bailey While most girls and women have period pain at some point in their lives, for one in 101, it’s so severe that it gets in the way of normal activities. Our Lloyds pharmacist Anshu Bhimbat explains the best ways to manage it and when it may be a sign of something more serious What causes period pain? Period pain is part of a chain reaction that happens when your womb sheds its lining at the end of your monthly cycle and your period starts. The muscles in the wall of your womb contract to encourage...

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Ask Your Pharmacist About: Pain

When you’re living with pain it can be difficult to know what’s the best treatment, and you might have questions you want answers to. That’s why we’ve got our Pharmacist Anshu Bhimbat to answer your most frequently asked questions about pain. What’s the most effective over the counter back pain relief? There are many different varieties and strengths of treatment for back pain. The type you choose will depend on a number of factors including the severity of your pain, if you’re taking any other medication, and your pain threshold. Paracetamol is a common pain relief choice, which has...

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