Author: Nicole Taylor

LloydsPharmacy Health Checks You Might not Know About

When you think of pharmacies, you might just think of collecting your prescriptions or picking up some allergy or pain relief. But, at LloydsPharmacy we offer a range of health checks and services you might not know about, to help you keep on top of your health. From get screened for your risk of type 2 diabetes, to getting your blood pressure checked or a chance to talk through your medication. We have a range of health checks and services available to you. Blood Pressure Monitoring High blood pressure rarely has noticeable symptoms, so i’ts important to get yours checked...

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Everything you need to know about Dementia?

If you or someone you care about is becoming increasingly forgetful, you may be concerned that they have dementia. There are around 850,000 people in the UK living with dementia* and it is a condition that many people worry about as they age. That’s why we’ve put together our guide on all you need to know about dementia, including the symptoms, the risk factors and how you can reduce your risk. Dementia Symptoms: Dementia is a collective term for the symptoms that come from damage to the brain caused by different conditions, including Alzheimer’s. As with many conditions, it...

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Our Top Dementia Products to Help Make Life Easier

Living with dementia isn’t easy, whether you are diagnosed or someone you love is. But there is help out there you can get, whether that’s support groups run by charities or even some products that could help. At LloydsPharmacy we are partnered with Unforgettable to bring you products that can help, from day to night. Here’s our top picks for dementia products that can help you or your loved one. Unforgettable We’re proud to partner with Unforgettable to offer products, services and advice to help people living with memory loss and dementia, and those that care for them. Founded...

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Six ways your pharmacist can help with your asthma

For most people with asthma, if they are worried about their condition, their GP or nurse will be their first port of call. But pharmacists also offer a vital role in helping people with asthma stay safe, and avoid having a potentially life-threatening asthma attack. “We’d always advise that people go to their GP in the first instance,” advises Sonia Munde, who heads up the telephone helpline, staffed by nurses at Asthma UK. “But some specially-trained pharmacists can help people with asthma stay well too and the great thing is you don’t need an appointment! “Pharmacists often see people with...

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Commonly Asked Questions About Asthma Management

In the UK, 5.4million people have asthma, a long-term condition in which the airways, the tubes that carry air in and out of your lungs, become inflamed and make it hard for people to breathe. The condition can have a huge impact on people’s lives – their health, work and relationships – and it’s natural that when people are diagnosed they may have difficult emotions and unanswered questions. But there is help. Sonia Munde heads up the helpline at Asthma UK, where a team of nurses offer advice and support for people with asthma. Here she shares five common...

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