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.
Allergy season is here, and with pollen levels at their highest for a decade, for Hay Fever sufferers it can be miserable. You should be out enjoying the sunshine, but instead you’re struggling with itchy eyes, a runny nose and breathing problems. With one in five people suffering from Hay Fever, according to the Met Office, and with grass pollen triggering 95% of those sufferers, May to August is a tough time. Lucky for you, we’ve got an Allergy Survival Guide to help you make Hay Fever less of a summer fun ruiner.
Did you know? Half of the people living with high blood pressure don’t even know about it?
High blood pressure is the number one contributing risk factor for strokes, heart attacks and cardiovascular conditions, yet it is still vastly overlooked. The best way to lower your blood pressure naturally is by improving your understanding of the triggers and avoiding them wherever possible in your lifestyle.
Beauty comes from within, and getting the right vitamins and nutrients can help you get healthy hair, skin and nails, that look great. A good beauty supplement could be the answer.
The trend for beards is going nowhere, with lots of men rebelling against the fashion mags insisting that the beard is over. Lots of men are still cultivating the facial fuzz. There’s even a dating app now, just for beard owners to meet beard fans. But whether you’re sporting a neat hipster goatee or a full wizard beard, you need to take good care of it.
Probiotics are having a moment, with more and more people taking them regularly to boost their overall health. A good probiotic is packed with friendly, live bacteria that are especially good for your digestive health, but have also been shown to help allergies, colds and skin conditions. Here’s our guide to choosing the right probiotic for you and your family.
Choosing how and what to feed your baby can be a very difficult choice. For many women, who can’t, or don’t wish, to breast-feed, formula is a great, healthy alternative to breast milk. For others, a combination of both works well, with the formula milk giving them flexibility of when to feed. Any parent or caregiver can give formula at any time, so Mum’s entire routine doesn’t have to revolve around baby’s hunger. But how do you pick which one?
Goat’s Milk is becoming a popular alternative to regular formula baby milk, but many parents aren’t sure if their baby would benefit, or be safe, to drink goat’s milk.
A well stocked gym bag can really help you get the most out of your workout. If you’ve already got your gym wear and your phone tucked in there, but aren’t sure what else you might need, look no further!
Is your hair not loving the Summer as much as you? Sun, sea and sand might be a dream for you, but they’re all hair damagers. Here’s how to give your locks some extra TLC to keep your hair looking good.
Recently the NHS released a list of 35 conditions they would no longer be treating on prescription. The list included acne, which has risen in adults in recent years, with studies suggesting as many as 55% of those aged between 20 and 40 struggle with acne. If you’re in that number, don’t panic! Here’s how you can keep acne under control without prescription products.
It’s National Picnic Month, and with British Summertime actually arriving for a change, lots of us are packing up the picnic basket or the cool box and heading out into the great outdoors. If you’re feeding the family with a picnic this summer, we’ve rounded up the best kid-approved picnic foods, with minimal preparation time for you.