Category: Health Issues

Diabetes – symptoms, risk factors and treatment

There are two types of Diabetes – type one and type two. Type one diabetes develops in children or young adults and requires treatment with insulin alongside a healthy diet and regular physical activity. Type Two Diabetes mainly occurs in people aged over 40 but can also affect younger patients. It is managed through oral

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Common ailments

It’s common knowledge that booking and waiting for a Doctor’s appointment, whether it be for yourself or for your children, can be a real pain, especially when work and school times clash with the only available appointment. However, it is surprising that not many people are aware that your local pharmacy can help with a

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Depression

We all get down in the dumps sometimes, whether it be because of family and relationship troubles, money problems, the stress of work or the grind of everyday life; yet for some, it can all feel a little too much. If you feel like there is just no way out, that you simply cannot cope,

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Alzheimer’s disease

We have all heard of Alzheimer’s disease, we all know that this is a disease that affects our memory and makes us forget things. As an optimistic nation, we also believe that “that won’t happen to me” or “that won’t happen to somebody I know” but the truth is Alzheimer’s disease is a lot more

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Thinking about losing weight?

Obesity is a growing concern in the UK and is one of the leading factors contributing to heart conditions such as Hypertension (high blood pressure), raised cholesterol and heart failure. With 23% of the population currently obese and this number rising, it is essential this issue is tackled. Within this blog there are tips to

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