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Buy Safely From Online Pharmacy  
10/05/2016
Buy Safely From Online Pharmacy Today, there are so many people around us, young and old. Due to dietary reasons most people, no matter what their age, require some form of multivitamin supplements. As the world seems to get smaller and our lives become more stressful, our diet and health starts...

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Animal care  
10/05/2016
Great Britain. A nation of animal lovers. Is it any wonder that more than 50% of all British families have a pet? The British are renowned for our love of cats, dogs, budgerigars, fish, rabbits, guinea pigs, and whole array of other animals from the bizarre to the ordinary. The most common pets ...

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Asthma in children  
10/05/2016
Worried about controlling your child’s asthma? You needn’t worry; nearly all children with asthma in the UK live happy normal lives, because their asthma is well controlled. There are many symptoms that you have to look out for in children that suffer from asthma, but not all children suffer...

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Back pain during pregnancy  
10/05/2016
Pain during pregnancy is one of the hardest pains to experience, because you cannot just simply take a painkiller and get on with your day. With most painkillers being prohibited during pregnancy and even when breast-feeding, women have to turn to other, more natural solutions to help them relie...

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Back pain  
10/05/2016
Upper back, increased stability, lack of motion, protecting chest and organs. When looking at back pain it is important to separate the back into 3 parts, the upper back, the neck and the lower back. When you separate the three you can begin to understand how the back works and what it is that cau...

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Cold and flu  
10/05/2016
Now that Summer has ended it’s time to get wrapped up and ready for winter. With the cold weather comes the dreaded colds and flues. So it’s time to get prepared. Colds and Influenza are viral infections that can be passed from person to person in a number of ways. In the flu season it is imp...

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Dry Eyes  
10/05/2016
'Dry Eyes' is a condition that is quite common in these modern times, and treatment can range depending on the severity or causes of Dry Eyes. This condition is more common in people over 60 but can affect younger people and it is also more common in women than men. Dry eyes can also be one of ...

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Electronic Prescriptions  
10/05/2016
You may have seen on the television or heard on the radio discussions and advertisements about the Electronic Prescription Service that is going to be rolled out nationwide in the coming months. This service is a vital new service that has been devised to improve the speed, efficiency and enviro...

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Emergency hormonal contraception (EHC)  
10/05/2016
The 'Morning After Pill' or 'Post-Coital Pill' is to be used by women, to prevent an unwanted pregnancy after having unprotected sex. This pill can be taken up to FIVE days (120 hours) after having unprotected sex, but the efficacy of the pill significantly decreases the longer you leave it. It ...

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Hair loss in men  
10/05/2016
Hair Loss or Alopecia is a condition that affects both men and women. There are many different causes for alopecia and different strands of the condition. Male Pattern Baldness (androgenic alopecia) The most common cause of hair loss in men, and follows a pattern of a receding hairline, followe...

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Hair loss in men - treatment  
10/05/2016
Hair loss or male pattern baldness is a common and natural aging process in men. This condition affects around half of men over 50 and 3 in 10 men in their thirties. This condition is caused by the hormone testosterone, being converted into dihydrotestosterone. As this is a natural and harmless ...

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Hay Fever  
10/05/2016
What is Hayfever or Allergic Rhinitis? Hay fever or Allergic Rhinitis is an allergic reaction to dust, pollen, house dust mite faeces or spores. It causes the white blood cells particularly the Mast cells to produce inflammation mediators like Histamines. These chemicals causes the inside of th...

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Health checks  
10/05/2016
When trying to be as healthy as possible it is important that we have physical data that helps show us how we are doing and what we can do to improve our health. Whether this is knowing our weight, or blood glucose levels, blood pressure or even our cholesterol, it all builds up a picture of our...

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Healty Living  
10/05/2016
With Summer holidays and the Olympics nearing completion, it seems now is the time to be getting fit and looking after your body and health. Using the Olympics as inspiration many people are getting active and doing more exercise as they see the supreme bodies and fitness of the athletes and wh...

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Hospital Discharge  
10/05/2016
Coming out of hospital can be a stressful and confusing time and here at Jaysons Pharmacy, we understand this. When being in hospital you could come out with anything from a new diagnosis or tablet to a new internal organ. And this is something that can be very daunting and cause a lot of confusi...

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Methadone Supervision and Needle Exchange  
10/05/2016
Although the number of people in Britain with a serious problem with substance misuse is quite small, many people are affected by this as dependency and abuse affects all those around the people with the problem. What can Jaysons Pharmacy do to help? Jaysons Pharmacy offers two services that he...

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Shampooing  
10/05/2016
When it comes to how often we should shampoo our hair, it seems there is no definitive answer. Dermatologists are in confliction with each other, stylists have their opinions which may go against the dermatologists. Do we want hair that’s best for styling and looks amazing? Or do we want hair t...

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Type 2 Diabetes  
10/05/2016
When we speak about Diabetes we need to be clear about which type we are talking about. Most common are: Type 1 and Type 2. Type 1 Diabetes is caused by too much glucose in the blood as the body is not producing insulin. This is also known as Insulin-Dependent Diabetes. With this type of diabete...

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Warfarin Monitoring  
10/05/2016
Warfarin is a drug that helps blood to flow freely around the body, stopping any clots forming in the heart or in the blood vessels. Who needs to be on warfarin? Certain medical conditions like Atrial Fibrillation, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, or artificial heart valves and stents, ...

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