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  • ​GLUE EAR: ARE ANTIBIOTICS AND GROMMETS THE ONLY OPTION?

    ​GLUE EAR: ARE ANTIBIOTICS AND GROMMETS THE ONLY OPTION?

    Posted by Diana Boot, Pharmacist & Nutritionist

    8th Jan 2021

    GLUE EAR: ARE ANTIBIOTICS AND GROMMETS THE ONLY OPTION?Many children will have ear infections that are painful, but generally not serious, and they will recover quickly. But some cases linger, and this is the most commoncause of hearing loss in children. When it lasts f … read more
  • Do you need compounded medicine?

    Do you need compounded medicine?

    Posted by Diana Boot, Pharmacist & Nutritionist

    8th Jan 2021

    DO YOU NEED COMPOUNDED MEDICINE?Compounded medicines are a mixture of drugs that create a medication forspecific needs. We have recently started compounding medicines at GreenwichPharmacy as it allows us to customise individual solutions for your needs whenreadily available medicines … read more
  • ​DERMATITIS: SCRATCHING UNTIL IT HURTS

    ​DERMATITIS: SCRATCHING UNTIL IT HURTS

    Posted by Diana Boot, Pharmacist & Nutritionist

    8th Jan 2021

    DERMATITIS: SCRATCHING UNTIL IT HURTSThe word dermatitis comes from two Greek words andsimply means skin inflammation. The skin becomes dry,itchy, red and irritated, and sufferers often scratch their skin untilit becomes painful or even bleeds.Healthy skin provides a barrier that protects the body f … read more
  • Just a gut feeling

    Just a gut feeling

    Posted by Diane Boot, Pharmacist and Nutritionist

    8th Jan 2021

    The Gut-Brain linkContaining many of the same neurotransmitters (the cell-cell communication mechanism) as the brain, your gut plays a huge role, much more than just the digestion of your food and giving you a flutter when you’re nervous. This ‘second-brain’ communicates with the main one in your … read more
  • The Importance of a Good Night's Sleep

    The Importance of a Good Night's Sleep

    Posted by Diana Boot, Pharmacist & Nutritionist

    8th Jan 2021

    THE IMPORTANCE OF A GOOD NIGHT'S SLEEPThe amount of time Australians spend asleep has been dropping for years.Census figures report we get an average of 8.5 hours, whilst diaries from the Victorian era show adults slept for as many as 10 hours a night.WHY DO WE NEED SLEEP?We … read more
  • Cholesterol and Colourful food

    Cholesterol and Colourful food

    Posted by Diana Boot, Pharmacist & Nutritionist

    8th Jan 2021

    Cholesterol and Colourful foodThere are many large-scale clinical trials that prove that lowering cholesterol reduces the risk of heart attacks and strokes. Cholesterol is a significant risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and should be considered alon … read more