There’s no magic food that can keep your heart healthy but here are some of our favourites that we think help to do what the Heart is good at – Love and nurture! 1. Salmon Salmon is rich in omega-3…

Health Tourism Man waiting at airport

Travel’s become part and parcel of today’s lifestyle, foreign trips become more far-flung, stag and hen parties travel further, people often think nothing of hopping on a plane to see a rugby or football match.

elderly lady

I’m writing this blog from personal experience, as unfortunately I’ve possibly got flu and feel quite groggy!  I’m very aware, however that elderly people might get hit worse than me, as I’m still relatively young (in my eyes at least)…

plane window

At this time of year, many of us are thinking of travel and jetting off to warmer climates for a much needed holiday break. As a pharmacist, I like to think I’m equipped to sort out most problems but am…

six dimensions wellness

Having worked in and for the NHS for over 30 years there is a realisation that our system is based on illness rather than wellness. Often the term wellbeing is used here in the UK, but I like the term…

rainbow foods

I think we generally get the fact that eating the right things is good for our body, help keep us the right weight, have plenty of energy and prevent disease, but here are FIVE recommendations for some foods to Feed…

Thrush or vaginal candidiasis is generally thought as the overgrowth of an organism which occurs normally in the body (mostly the culprit is the fungus candida albicans) It is relatively common and affect about three-quarters of women between the ages of…

hair

I was happy to chat to the Evening Post about parents’ concerns over Head lice. The other Pharmacists at The Health Dispensary are fully up to date on the latest guidelines advising Head lice treatment. A lot of the concerns…

vaccine

Of course its entirely up to you, but I thought I’d share some thoughts and facts which may help you decide what to do. When is the right time? As soon as possible – the flu season is generally from…

water and apple

This seems to be on the wish list of many before bearing our bodies to the summer sun. Losing weight is a matter of simple maths- to lose one pound you need to take in 3500 calories less than you…