So the best way to avoid a hangover is to not drink alcohol, or stick to a limit of 2 drinks in an evening (regular evening drinks) or 4 drinks in an evening (social occasion). Otherwise some of these tips may be helpful at reducing your hangover. (No I can not issue Medical Certificates for hangovers.) Stay hydrated before, during and after drinking, drink plenty of water after finishing drinking alcohol or use Powerade, Gatorade or Hydralyte to help with the salts lost duri
Warts are very common, especially amongst children. They are caused by a virus call the human papilloma virus (HPV) and they are contagious. You can treat common and plantar with treatments from your local pharmacy. They take between 2-6 weeks to work. You can soften the wart in warm water before treatment then use a pumice stone before putting on liquid treatments. It’s best to see your doctor if you are diabetic, pregnant, have re-occurring warts or have warts on your face
Insomnia is when you regularly find it hard to fall asleep, stay asleep or wake up early and cannot get back to sleep to get your recommended 7-8 hours’ sleep an adult needs. You have a few treatment options you can explore at your pharmacy from herbal medication to S3 (pharmacist only) treatments. Your doctor has stronger options, but we want you to use all of these short term, as you can become reliant on them to fall asleep. Sleep Hygiene is really important:
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So haemorrhoids come in many different shapes and sizes!
Here is a video on some of the treatment options you can pick up from your local pharmacy. Chat to your pharmacist which would best suit your situation. Try to prevent constipation with fiber, keeping hydrated and regular exercise. Remember to see your doctor if treatment doesn't work, blood is involved or pain and swelling is extreme.