That’s right, it is back to school time! Here at The Friendlies Chemist we have a couple of tools to help the new year run smoothly. Whether its sore feet from new shoes, runny noses, fatigue or head lice, we have you covered.
Start the year off with a bang and make sure you are in the very best health you can be in! So many of us make New Years Resolutions but find it hard to stick to them. Here are our tips for New Year’s Resolutions!
Dehydration can be a dangerous situation if left untreated. It can lead to headaches, fatigue, vomiting and hospitalisation. So in this north Queensland summer heat it is important to stay well hydrated.
Often a shoe size will depend not only on the size of a foot but also on the style and width of a shoe.
If you have a wider foot, you will often need to go to a larger size in a style to compensate the width, However, Homyped have designed their shoe range to accommodate feet of varying shapes and sizes.
With the additional benefits of a bunion relief panel found on selected styles, this reduces pressure and provides cushioning and support.
It is hard to know what vitamins to be taking and whether or not you need to be taking something every day. Generally most people have taken a multivitamin at some stage in their life, during their childhood, teenage years, preconception, pregnancy, or over 50. Multivitamins are fantastic if you are in good health as they contain small amounts of vitamins and minerals, you can think of them as a nice top up to an already healthy individual.
Many people feel like they should do a detox but are not sure why they should be doing one, in this blog we will go through the reasons why you may want to do a detox. Detoxing your body is definitely something that should be done from time to time as the body sometimes needs extra help in detoxifying. A detox can be as short as a seven-day course or as long a month, effectively you are trying to cleanse your body and improve your detoxification pathway.
Hay fever (allergic rhinitis) is commonly caused by inhaling environmental allergens such as pollens from trees, plants and grasses, mould spores, dust mites and animal dander. It is an allergic reaction affecting the nose, throat and eyes.
Naturopaths treat the patient holistically, therefore treating the person as a whole rather than just their symptoms. Naturopaths can treat a wide variety of issues and quite often approach them differently to how an orthodox doctor would. Using natural remedies, a Naturopath can treat gut issues, decreased immune function, mental health, fatigue, pain, insomnia and wellbeing.
Here at Friendlies Chemist we have a fully qualified Naturopath in store, Sarah; she is here five days a week. Sarah has two university degrees, which means she can offer you professional, highly relevant, scientific based advice. A Naturopath treats the body as a whole and offers a holistic approach to health. Naturopaths use a range of medicinal options such as, herbal, nutritional, lifestyle, diet advice and homeopathy.
It is hard to know which protein powder to use and sometimes why you may even need a protein powder. There is so much choice with protein whether it is vegan, vegetarian, whey, high carbohydrate, low carbohydrate, post work out or meal replacement, and then you have to decide what flavour! It is easy to get overwhelmed with the amount of choice there is on the market, this blog will take you through who can take protein powder, why you should take protein and what might be the best choice for you.
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