Author: Olivia Birks

How LloydsPharmacy can help you quit 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. Studies show that you’re up to four times more likely to quit smoking successfully if you use a combination of stop smoking medicine and specialist help and support.* That’s why we offer advice and support to help you every step of the way. What advice can I get to help me quit smoking? You will be able to discuss your smoking goals with a trained member of staff, who will offer advice on how...

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How do I quit smoking?

To give yourself a head start and a better chance of quitting, take a look at our top tips! 1. Remove Temptation Throw away your cigarettes, tobacco, ash trays and any other paraphernalia that you associate with smoking. 2. Get Support! You are up to four times more likely to stop smoking if you have support and advice from a professional, so why not pop in to your local participating LloydsPharmacy for advice. 3. Consider Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) Products You are twice as likely to quit smoking using stop smoking medication than going it alone. There are many different...

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Benefits of quitting smoking

Are you thinking of quitting smoking? Or have you stopped but are struggling to continue? Whether you have tried quitting before or it’s your first time, kicking the habit is a challenge. One of our tips to help you quit is to remember why you wanted to quit in the first place. Whether it’s to improve your health, you’re trying to start a family or, you just want to save some extra money. Whatever it is, write it down and put it up somewhere you can see to give you the extra boost you might need. If you aren’t...

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Exercises for back pain

The best way to manage back pain is to stay active and continue doing regular exercise. But it can be hard to know what exercises for back pain you could try. Staying active can be as easy as walking to the shops rather than taking the car, getting off the bus one stop early, gardening or taking your dog for a walk. The NHS recommends specific exercises for those with mild non-specific back pain. Here are some exercises for back pain you can try: Endurance Exercises Endurance exercises for back pain involve strength and flexibility, such as walking, swimming or...

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Pain Relief: Choosing the treatment that’s right for you

According to News Medical, 85% of people with pain don’t receive the appropriate treatment. Living with pain can take its toll, but there are lots of things you can do to manage your pain. Understanding the different pain relief options can seem daunting and you may not be sure which treatment is right for you. So we are here to help you choose pain relief to suits your needs. How to choose the right pain relief by cause of pain: Our pharmacist Anshu Bhimbat gives her advice on tackling the five most common causes of pain Headaches Half the...

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Find help to manage your pain

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