Author: Nicole Taylor

How to Avoid Travellers’ Diarrhoea

When you’re heading abroad on holiday, the last thing you want to happen is getting ill. Traveller’s diarrhoea is one of the most common illnesses you might get if you go on holiday abroad and depending on the destination can affect 20-60% of travellers1. We’ve put together some tips on how to avoid travellers’ diarrhoea, and how to treat it if you need to. What causes travellers’ diarrhoea: The main cause of travellers’ diarrhoea is eating food and drink that has been contaminated with organisms including bacteria, parasites or viruses2. How to avoid it: The best way to avoid...

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Think you have hayfever? It could be an indoor allergy

Itchy eyes, dry mouth or a tickly throat? Perhaps it is the start of the hay fever season or could you be one of up to 20% of the British public who experience the symptoms of an indoor allergy*? Indoor allergies can easily be mistaken for hayfever and the symptoms are similar to a cold. During the first few hours, you may sneeze, get a runny or blocked nose, and experience dryness in your throat or eyes. You could begin to feel tired and generally unwell if you continue to be exposed to the allergen. Depending on the allergen, your symptoms could...

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Everything you need to know about vitamin D

We all know that vitamin D is one of many essential nutrients that we need everyday to maintain a healthy body. But do you know what the benefits of it are, and the best sources of it? Here’s everything you need to know. 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 findings that also show that taking supplements can help prevent colds and flu.* What are the benefits of Vitamin D? It is important for normal growth and development of...

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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 getting screened for your risk of type 2 diabetes, to having 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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