Health Advice

Dry Eye and Contact Lens Care Guide

Dry Eye and Contact Lens Care Guide

18th September, 2019

With over 3.7 million wearers of contact lenses, in the UK alone, looking after both your eyes and contact lenses is crucial. Contact lenses can cause eyes to become dry and irritated. Discover how our range of contact lens care products can alleviate symptoms of irritation, helping to keep eyes healthy and bright.

How Bio-Oil Improves The Appearance Of Stretch Marks and Scarring

How Bio-Oil Improves The Appearance Of Stretch Marks and Scarring

11th September, 2019

Bio-Oil is known for its specially formulated oil product that helps improve the appearance of stretch marks, scarring, and uneven skin tone. The product is also effective for aging and dehydrated skin. Discover what exactly Bio-Oil is, the different skincare products available, what they are used for, and the various directions of use.

Public Health England's Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance.

Public Health England's Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance.

6th September, 2019

The phrase 'Antimicrobial Resistance' is everywhere nowadays, but do you know what it means? It is extremely important that you read up a little on this topic, for your own health. So, here is some information and a great article from Public Health England, to get you informed. 

 

The Benefits of Bamboo Toothbrushes.

The Benefits of Bamboo Toothbrushes.

4th September, 2019

Many of us are more environmentally aware than ever before with recent campaigns to reduce plastic and ocean pollution. Find out the benefits of bamboo toothbrushes as opposed to traditional plastic toothbrushes. 

How Does Dulcolax Work?

How Does Dulcolax Work?

27th August, 2019

Constipation is a common problem in both children and adults. It is likely that you are constipated if you haven’t defecated in 3 days, if your faeces is difficult to push out or if your faeces is dry, hard and lumpy. While you can usually treat the problem at home with simple changes to diet and lifestyle, e.g. increasing your fibre intake, upping your fluid intake and eating lots of fruit and vegetables, you can also purchase Dulcolax products to help to relieve the symptoms of constipation quickly and easily.

Ringworm in Humans: Causes, Treatments and More

Ringworm in Humans: Causes, Treatments and More

25th August, 2019

Ringworm is a surprisingly common infection among children, adults and indeed pets too. However, while this infection is common, there are many misconceptions as to what the infection actually is, what causes it, and simple ways that you can strive to prevent it - particularly if you own pets.

What is Co-codamol? Uses, Side Effects and More

What is Co-codamol? Uses, Side Effects and More

23rd August, 2019

Co-codamol is an extremely common medicine prescribed for pain relief, which can be purchased from many over the counter pharmacies. It is available in three different strengths, with the lowest strength available to you in pharmacies like Weldricks Pharmacy, while the two higher strengths are only available when prescribed to you.

Nurofen vs Ibuprofen: What's the difference?

Nurofen vs Ibuprofen: What's the difference?

21st August, 2019

With so many different brands and products available to treat your common aches and pains, it can be difficult to know where to begin when looking for a remedy (especially for something as common as a headache). Is ibuprofen or paracetamol a better fit for the job? Do I need normal or extra strength tablets? Is it easier to simply reach for a brand name we know?

Top 5 Free Health & Fitness Apps: August 2019

Top 5 Free Health & Fitness Apps: August 2019

19th August, 2019

At Weldricks Pharmacy we like to encourage all of our customers to take an interest in their health. Health and fitness should be a priority for everyone in order to feel great, though sadly it can often be difficult for some to find the time to dedicate to keeping a fit and active lifestyle. While eating healthily and exercising may come naturally for some, for others it can be much more of a conscious effort - and things like budget, time and resource all come into play.