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?
Flu vaccinations are now available at The Friendlies Chemist Castletown.
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.
The Autumn / Winter Collection has arrived with the latest enhancements to the brand, involving 3 new wellness categories to communicate which footwear styles align with common foot conditions such as plantar fasciitis, heel spurs, bunions and so on: PR - Pressure relief - provides relief from fatigue and symptoms of plantar fasciitis, heel spurs and bunions, AS - Alignment & stability -maximises balance and stability, improved posture, comfortable movement and foot realignment to help reduce the risk of falls and SP - Support and protection – provides support, protection and relief from ongoing health conditions such as diabetes, peripheral neuropathy and osteoarthritis.
Do you feel tired during the day? Are you often irritable or forgetful? Do you snore? Wake up unrefreshed? Perhaps wake up with a dry mouth or throat and/or a headache? Do you or your partner notice that you stop breathing during the night or wake up gasping?
If this sounds like you, you may have sleep apnoea. But what is sleep apnoea?
The Epworth Sleepiness Questionnaire is one of the tools used to diagnose sleep apnoea. A score of 10 or more puts you at a higher risk of sleep apnoea. Find the questionnaire below
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