Hay fever survival guide- Day Lewis Pharmacy

Hay Fever Tips & Tricks As the warmer weather signals the arrival of summer, for hay fever suffers it also signals the start of itchy eyes, sneezing, a runny nose and a whole host of symptoms. Hay fever also known as allergic rhinitis, affects millions of people across the UK. It’s usually worse during late […]

When Does The Flu Season Start?

Flu is a common respiratory illness that occurs mainly during the winter months when the days get shorter and the temperatures begin to drop. It is thought to affect around 1 billion people worldwide every year. Flu is caused by influenza viruses that enter through the nose and mouth, causing symptoms such as high temperature, […]

What are the side effects of the flu jab?

All medicines and vaccinations may cause side effects. The flu vaccine is no different. The vaccine itself is very safe and most people will not experience any side effects after their flu vaccination. If they do, they should clear up in a day or so. Side effects tend to be mild, and they may be: […]

Why Your Blood Pressure Matters

Hypertension also known as high blood pressure is often referred to as the silent killer. This is because most people do not experience any symptoms. If hypertension is left untreated it may cause a heart attack, heart disease, stroke, and also result in kidney disease. High blood pressure affects more than 1 in 4 adults […]

Head to Toe Health MOT

Now more than ever, we know how important it is to look after our health – but it’s not as simple as visiting the doctor every time we feel unwell. Some symptoms could be a result of a minor illness such as a cold, but they might also be a sign of a more serious […]