December
17

What is hay fever?

Posted on May 27, 2015 by wbpharm

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Otherwise known as seasonal allergic rhinitis, hay fever is a reaction to airborne substances, such as pollen, that get into the upper respiratory passages – the nose, sinus, throat – and the eyes. The symptoms usually appear in childhood and lessen by the age of 30 or 40.

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December
17

Can I take hay fever medicine during pregnancy?

Posted on May 27, 2015 by wbpharm

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Always check with your pharmacist or GP before taking any medicine when you’re pregnant, including hay fever medicine. They will assess the medicine’s benefits against the risk of side effects and advise you on whether it’s safe. They will also take into account your individual circumstances when deciding if your hay fever symptoms need to […]

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December
17

30 Seconds on Sun Awareness

Posted on May 27, 2015 by wbpharm

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Sun damage is a serious health threat, and should be avoided as best you can. Simple measures like avoiding intensive midday sun and regularly applying sunscreen can help reduce prematurely ageing skin and the risk of skin cancer. Even sunscreen with the highest possible protection factors cannot provide 100% protection from UV rays, so in […]

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December
17

5 Healthy Ways To Fit Exercise Into Your Day

Posted on May 27, 2015 by wbpharm

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Maintaining an active lifestyle can be challenging, with never-ending work commitments, demanding families and homes to run; health and fitness can often find itself at the bottom of your priority list. However, you don’t need to struggle to find time to work out; with little effort you can incorporate exercise into your busy schedule. Below […]

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December
17
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As reported in yesterday’s a new app may be on its way that will allow patients to record health information such as blood pressure readings, asthma breath tests, and exercise charts. The Personal Health record not only allows patients to monitor their own condition, but also, with patient’s permission, can send the information direct to patient […]

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