NHS England have released a list of 35 common conditions that will no longer be treated on prescription. The conditions chosen are short-term or minor conditions that can be treated by the patient with self-care, or over-the-counter medicines. Vulnerable patients and prescriptions for long-term conditions will not be affected.
CBD oils and lozenges have landed on the UK health scene, after extensive research into the benefits of cannabinoids. But what actually is CBD and what are the benefits? … What is CBD?
Movember; that time of the year when every man in your office has grown a questionable looking moustache while raising cash for men’s health. If you’re aiming to join the ranks of legendary moustache owners like Tom Selleck, Groucho Marx and Hulk Hogan, you can’t just let your ‘tache grow wild. Care for your moustache and have the best looking facial hair in the office.
It can be easy to get carried away during the sales and find yourself missing top deals because you were busy fighting the crowds and filling your basket with things you didn’t actually want. Forget Black Friday regret and follow our guide to be a savvy shopper this year.
Last year, Brits spent £1.4billion online during Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. This year, Chemist Direct has some incredible deals landing across the Black Friday period. Want a sneak peek of the best deals coming up? Look no further!
Winter Holidays are becoming more and more popular, with holidaymakers hitting the ski slopes, or jetting off some Winter sunshine. A holiday is always enjoyable, but could taking a winter break improve your health?
Did you know that many men and women feel they lose more hair in winter than at other times of the year? If this is you, you might be wondering what the cause could be.
The Movember Foundation is the leading global organisation committed to changing the face of men’s health. Founded in 2003, the first Movembers saw men sponsored to grow moustaches to raise money for Prostate Cancer. Since then the Movember Foundation has grown to support men’s health, with a focus on testicular and prostate cancer, mental health and suicide prevention. But how can you take part?
A survey conducted by Panadol last year revealed that a third of UK adults don’t know the difference between different painkillers and would just take the first painkiller available to them. With ibuprofen and paracetamol occupying a space in most of our bathroom cabinets, it’s important to know the difference and which to take when.
Cholesterol gets a bad reputation, but we actually need it in our blood for our bodies to work properly. However, when Cholesterol levels are too high, it can stick to the walls of the arteries, causing blockages. This increases your risk of heart disease.
When we surveyed our customers, we found that a whopping 75% of male Chemist Direct shoppers don’t moisturise, and 40% don’t even buy their own skincare products. Contrary to popular belief, male skin needs looking after too. If the idea of testing out face masks, toners and serums makes you break out in a cold sweat, don’t worry. You can get clearer, younger looking skin with a very simple routine that will add just a few minutes to your day.