High blood pressure is one of the most common health conditions affecting the heart and blood vessels and is also one of the leading risk factors to developing heart disease.
Do you find yourself craving a sweet treat after every meal, or at specific times of the day? Sugar cravings are extremely common and usually be explained by simple factors. However, some sugar cravings are a result of an underlying nutrient deficiency.
Do you know what your medications are for?
Do you know the active ingredients in your medications?
When was the last time you had your medications reviewed?
We are pleased to welcome Daniella to the Friendlies Chemist team as our new Nutritionist. Dani joins us with an Advanced Diploma of Nutritional Medicine.
The month of May is Asthma and Lung awareness month. At The Friendlies Chemist our pharmacists are available to ensure that those who suffer from asthma and lung problems are cared for.
If you are using an inhaler, are you also using a spacer?
Keep reading to bust some of the most common myths about the flu vaccination!
Argh….I’ve got the FLU AGAIN!!!!
Is it really “the Flu”? You may think you’re on deaths door and something as common as a cold could not possibly make you feel as sick as you do. So you say you’ve got “the Flu”. But is it really? What are the differences?
Here at the Friendlies Chemist we are fortunate to have our very own Naturopath, Sarah!
Sarah has a Bachelor of Naturopathy and a Bachelor of Clinical Science; she has been a practicing Naturopath for 6 years and with The Friendlies Chemist for over 2 years. Sarah’s qualifications ensure that she provides the most effective and specific Natural treatment to her patients. Sarah offers private consults which will include lifestyle advice, dietary suggestions and clinically effective natural medicine supplementation.
Stress is perceived differently by everyone and we all have different ways of being able to cope with stressors. Whether it is stress related to study, the work place, family life, or just day to day activities, it is important to realise the condition and seek help. There are many ways to help cope with stress such as counselling, exercise, connecting with friends and family, taking ‘me time’. There are also many natural options to treat stress which include herbal and nutrient based products, our Naturopath Sarah can discuss and advise on the different options available.
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