Pharmaceutical Advice

Pharmaceutical Advice We know that most of our guides and advice pieces fall into lovely categories where we can give you a nice description of what you’ll find, but the human body just isn’t that simple! This is the place where all of our lovely guides that don’t fit into specific categories live, ready to tell you more about how to get over a hangover, whether those weight loss pills advertised online really work, and even how to save money on your medication! If you’ve got some unusual pharmaceutical questions, here is where you’ll find your answers, it may not be perfectly organised, but it’s definitely useful!

Pharmaceutical Advice Advice & Guides

High Cholesterol? The Cause May Not Be What You Think

High Cholesterol? The Cause May Not Be What You Think

    There’s a misconception surrounding high cholesterol - that one has to be overweight and eat an excessive amount of processed foods - however, this isn’t always the case.   Anybody can have high cholesterol, whether they appear visually healthy or not.   If you have high cholesterol, you may have been told to simply alter your diet or...
    There’s a misconception surrounding high cholesterol -...
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Memory Loss: Is It Ageing or Alzheimer's Disease?

Memory Loss: Is It Ageing or Alzheimer's Disease?

Everyone can be forgetful from time to time - forgetting birthdays, your passwords, where you left your keys - but when it starts to affect your daily life, it could be a sign that something is wrong.   As part of World Alzheimer’s Month, we’ve created this guide to help you identify what is normal and what could possibly be...
Everyone can be forgetful from time to time - forgetting birthdays, yo...
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Here's Why You Should Be Testing Your Blood Pressure Regularly

Here's Why You Should Be Testing Your Blood Pressure Regularly

    Blood pressure testing is simple, easy and convenient.    You can get a blood pressure check at your GP surgery and certain pharmacies, or you could even purchase a monitor for yourself at home.   Having your own blood pressure monitor can be life-saving, especially if you suffer from hypertension (high blood pressure).    We’re getting involved with...
    Blood pressure testing is simple, easy and convenient. ...
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5 Heart Healthy Habits You Need to Start Today

5 Heart Healthy Habits You Need to Start Today

    Looking after your heart is one of the most important things you can do for your overall health.    According to the British Heart Foundation, heart and circulatory diseases cause around a quarter of all UK deaths - that’s an average of 460 deaths every day.    With World Heart Day just around the corner, we’ve compiled a...
    Looking after your heart is one of the most important th...
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Back to School: Essential Health Tips for the New Term

Back to School: Essential Health Tips for the New Term

    Heading back to school after the summer break can be an exciting and daunting time for both children and parents.    Focusing on health and wellbeing is vital this new term, especially during the unprecedented times we and our children are facing.    Whether it’s your child’s first time heading through the school gates or they’re already preparing...
    Heading back to school after the summer break can be an ...
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Your Essential First Aid Kit Checklist

Your Essential First Aid Kit Checklist

    Accidents happen often when you least expect them.    That’s why it’s really important to keep your first aid kit stocked up with essential dressings, medicines and tools to make sure you’re always prepared.    It’s also vital that you know how to use them when the time comes.    Fortunately, we’ve created this handy guide to help...
    Accidents happen often when you least expect them.  &nb...
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