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HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT SKIN CANCER?

Skin cancer can affect anyone at any age, although there are a few important risk factors that may increase your chances of developing it. In this post we cover the facts about different types of skin cancers, as well as some tips on how to protect yourself – and your skin – from this condition!

COULD IT BE LUPUS?

You may have heard of the Lupus, but do you know the symptoms to look out for? Or the cause of this disease?

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DIAGNOSING & MANAGING COELIAC DISEASE

As a chronic condition that affects approximately 1% of the population, you may know someone who suffers from Coeliac Disease. But do you know the key ingredient that causes such symptoms?

WOULD YOU RECOGNISE THE SYMPTOMS OF MENINGITIS?

Today, we focus on a serious condition affecting the brain: Meningitis. Caused by an infection, usually bacterial or viral, Meningitis can be life-threatening. The sooner the tell-tale symptoms are recognised, the sooner treatment can be sought and the better the outcome will be. Read on for more!

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TIPS TO HELP ASTHMA SUFFERERS BREATHE EASIER

Yesterday was World Asthma Day! To raise awareness of the condition and mark the day, we’re talking all things asthma – from what it is, to how to manage symptoms. Today, we bring you some top lifestyle tips, to help you breathe a little easier…

NINE SPORTS STARS THAT SUFFER FROM ASTHMA

Did you know, there are a whole host of sports stars that suffer from asthma or asthma-related conditions? We list nine top sports stars that have been associated with the condition, to show you that asthma need not limit your abilities or your potential!

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ASTHMA AWARENESS

Asthma is a condition estimated to affect 300 million people worldwide! Today is World Asthma Day – a day dedicated to the improvement of Asthma awareness and care around the world. In today’s blog post, we discuss the triggers, symptoms and management of this condition. Did you realise that there’s a LOT more to Asthma treatment than that trusty blue inhaler?!

SEVEN WAYS HAY FEVER CAN AFFECT YOUR LIFE (THAT YOU MAY NOT HAVE THOUGHT ABOUT)

For those that don’t suffer from hay fever, it can be hard to understand just how debilitating the condition can be, affecting a person’s life for weeks – even months – at a time. We share some of the ways that hay fever can affect everyday life (that you might not have thought about)…

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HAY FEVER VS COLD

At this time of year, it’s hard to tell the difference between hay fever and a cold. It’s an important distinction, as the two have very different treatments! We asked our Superintendent Pharmacist, Dipali Khurana, how to tell the difference between the two!

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE WITH THE SOUND OF SNEEZING

It’s that time of year again – the season that all hay fever sufferers hate the most. As the sun comes out to play, pollen levels start to rise, causing havoc with our eyes, nose and mouth. But what can be done to relieve the symptoms of hay fever? We discuss this, and more, in our article on the topic.

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