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Embodying our “Pharmacy for the body, mind and soul” vision we have incorporated some information on alternative medicines and therapies....take a look and contact us if you would like any further information.

Acupuncture... Acupuncture is a treatment derived from ancient Chinese medicine. Fine needles are inserted at certain sites in the body for therapeutic or preventative purposes.

 

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Blood pressure... Your heart pumps blood around your body to deliver energy and oxygen. A certain amount of pressure in your blood vessels is needed to do this.

 

 

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Complementary medicine... Complementary and alternative medicines (CAMs) are treatments that fall outside of mainstream healthcare.

 

 

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Vitamin D... Vitamin D has several important functions. E.g. It helps to regulate the amount of nutrients in the body that are needed to keep bones and teeth healthy: Calcium and Phosphate.

 

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Echinacea... Echinacea is a herb. Several species of Echinacea plant are used to make medicines.

 

 

 

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Flu... Flu is a common infectious viral illness spread by coughs and sneezes. it can be very unpleasant, but you'll usually begin to feel better within about a week.

 

 

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Generalised anxiety disorder... Generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) is a long term condition that causes you to feel anxious about a wide range of situations and issues, rather than one specific event.

 

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Hypnotherapy... Hypnotherapy is a type of complementary therapy that uses hypnosis, which is an altered state of consciousness.

 

 

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Iron deficiency... Iron deficiency anaemia is a condition where a lack of iron in the body leads to a reduction in the number of red blood cells in the blood.

 

 

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Jaundice... Jaundice is a term used to describe the yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes.

 

 

 

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Vitamin K... Vitamin K has several important functions. For example, it is needed for blood clotting which means it helps wounds heal properly.

 

 

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Lactose intolerance... Lactose intolerance is a condition in which the body has difficulty handling lactose.

 

 

 

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Mental health... One in four people in the UK will experience some kind of mental health problem each year.

 

 

 

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Natural remedies... As more and more articles appear on the news regarding natural and herbal remedies and treatments, many people are more curious about them.

 

 

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Omega 3... Omega 3 fatty acids are important for the maintenance of good health.

 

 

 

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Probiotics... Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts promoted as having various health benefits, including preventing and treating a range of conditions.

 

 

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Questions... Many people visit their doctor, nurse or pharmacist and they often have questions they need answering.

 

 

 

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Reiki... Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that is also said to promote healing.

 

 

 

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St. John's Wort... St. John's Wort is a herbal treatment that some people take for depression. It's available from health food shops and pharmacies.

 

 

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Turmeric... Turmeric is becoming an increasingly popular supplement for a range of conditons.

 

 

 

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Understanding... We want you to get the best out of your medicines. Understanding  them and how to use them is the first step.

 

 

 

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Vitamins and minerals... Vitamins and minerals are essential nutrients your body needs in small amounts to work properly.

 

 

 

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