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26 Sep 2016

Can You Sniff Out Your Signature Scent with our Fragrance Finder?

Whether you are looking for a new signature scent or are wishing to treat a special someone in your life, a new fragrance should always be reflective of an individual’s style and personality. Find the perfect scent with our Fragrance Finder quizzes.  Read more...

25 Sep 2016

5 Top Tips to Reduce Bloating

Feeling bloated is a very common condition, which can leave you feeling uncomfortable and less like yourself. Today on the blog, we give our top 5 tips to reduce bloating.  Read more...

22 Sep 2016

How to Get Rid of Warts

Although warts are very common, many people find them embarrassing and want to be rid of them quickly. Today on the blog, we look at how to identify and treat warts safely.  Read more...

21 Sep 2016

What Is A Verruca And How Do I Treat It?

If you've picked up a verruca after a recent visit to the pool or gym, fear not. Our latest blog post looks at over-the-counter medicines to make verrucas disappear.  Read more...

20 Sep 2016

How to Treat Acne: Getting Out of a Spot of Bother

We all suffer from skin blemishes from time to time, but sometimes skin problems go one step further and develop into acne. Today on the blog, we look at the facts about acne, and how it can be treated.  Read more...

02 Sep 2016

5 Tips for Treating Travel Sickness

Wherever you’re going, our tips for treating travel sickness should help your journey to pass a little more smoothly. Here are our five top tips for keeping travel sickness at a distance.  Read more...

01 Sep 2016

How to Treat Trapped Wind

They say it’s ’better out than in’, but do you know how to treat trapped wind? Today on the Rowlands Pharmacy blog we’re talking about how to treat the discomfort.  Read more...

31 Aug 2016

Baby On Board! The Ultimate Baby Travel Checklist

Consult the Ultimate Baby Travel Checklist which will help you stock up with all the essentials before setting off, making sure trips abroad with your little one are smooth sailing.  Read more...

15 Aug 2016

Top Travel Health Tips for Holidays Abroad

Holidays play an important part in helping us unwind. Here is our top travel health advice for worry-free and relaxing holidays abroad.  Read more...

04 Aug 2016

Protecting Your Baby from the Sun

With babies’ delicate skin proving vulnerable to damage from the sun’s UV rays, it’s important to consider sun safety. Here's how to protect your baby from the sun,  Read more...

20 Jul 2016

Teething: A Parent’s Survival Guide

Get the teething basics, such as the symptoms that can signal the start of a tooth eruption, along with tools to help you tackle baby and infant discomfort caused by teething.  Read more...

20 Jul 2016

How to Ease Trapped Wind in Babies

Explore some of the causes of trapped wind in babies, as well as effective remedies and useful methods of preventing trapped wind that you may wish to try.  Read more...

14 Jul 2016

Your Guide to the Most Common Travel Vaccinations

We discuss the most common types of travel and holiday vaccinations, the destinations they are usually required for, and when you’ll need them.  Read more...

05 Jul 2016

How to Treat Severe Nappy Rash

Discover what nappy rash is and the causes of nappy rash, as well as how to treat severe nappy rash and prevent it from happening again.  Read more...

29 Jun 2016

QUIZ: How Much Do You Really Know About Sun Safety?

Before you step out into the sun, take our sun safety quiz to test your knowledge. What will you score?  Read more...

24 Jun 2016

How Do I Treat Eczema in Babies?

We outline the symptoms associated with atopic eczema in babies, as well as the more severe atopic dermatitis, and provide some useful hints and tips for treating eczema in babies.   Read more...

21 Jun 2016

Managing Your Repeat Prescriptions Online with Rowlands Pharmacy

Find out about the NHS Repeat Prescriptions online service from Rowlands Pharmacy and take advantage of the most convenient way of managing your repeat prescriptions.  Read more...

07 Jun 2016

5 Tricks to Tackle the Symptoms of Hayfever

Don't let the symptoms of hayfever spoil your summer. Here are five tricks to keep hayfever at bay during the peak season.  Read more...

02 Jun 2016

Allergy Quiz: Do You Know Your Facts From Fiction?

Can you tell allergy facts from fiction? Take our allergy quiz and find out more about their common causes and symptoms.  Read more...

26 May 2016

5 Things You Should Know about the Causes of Cystitis

Explore some of the common and lesser-known causes of cystitis, helping you to be aware of factors.   Read more...

20 May 2016

Treating and Preventing Cystitis in Children

We identify the symptoms of cystitis in children, as well as suggestions for seeking treatment and preventing their cystitis from recurring.   Read more...

13 May 2016

How to Order NHS Prescriptions Online

For anyone who is short on time, or finds it difficult to get to their local pharmacy, ordering NHS Prescriptions online from Rowlands Pharmacy makes it convenient.   Read more...

05 May 2016

10 Things Every Hayfever Sufferer Will Understand

Sneezing, runny eyes and tissues, discover 10 things every hayfever sufferer will understand.  Read more...

27 Apr 2016

Spotting the Symptoms of Cystitis in Men

Did you know that men can get cystitis? Often associated as a woman's condition we take a look at the symptoms in men.  Read more...

21 Apr 2016

Five Good Reasons to Order Your Prescriptions Online

Did you know that you can order your prescriptions online? We share our top five reasons to order online prescriptions delivered to your door.  Read more...

18 Apr 2016

The Signs of Irritable Bowel Syndrome to Look For

Discover the signs and symptoms of IBS and how to go about getting the condition properly diagnosed and treated.  Read more...

06 Apr 2016

The IBS Quiz: Can You Flush Out the Myths About IBS?

Why not take our IBS quiz on common myths and see how much you know about the condition?  Read more...

29 Mar 2016

Taking the Itch Out of Your Child's Chickenpox

Chickenpox is one of the most common conditions among children and babies alike, find out how to help relieve the itch in our guide.   Read more...

18 Mar 2016

Spotting the Signs of Diabetes in Children

Read this post to be aware of the symptoms of diabetes in children, and what you should look out for.  Read more...

16 Mar 2016

Ask The Pharmacist: Verrucas and Swimming

Our pharmacist reveals how to best treat verrucas for those who are swimming enthusiasts.   Read more...

29 Feb 2016

How to Spot the Signs of Thrush in Men

If you’re a man and suspect you may have a yeast infection, we've got all you need to know about spotting the symptoms of thrush in men.  Read more...

29 Feb 2016

Ask the Pharmacist: Treatment for Piles

Our pharmacist offers advice on how to effectively treat the what can be embarrassing and uncomfortable condition, piles.  Read more...

22 Feb 2016

Thrush or STI? How to Tell the Difference

When you’re suffering problems ‘down below’, it’s likely to be uncomfortable and it can be confusing too! So, just how do you tell the difference between an STI or thrush?   Read more...

10 Feb 2016

QUIZ: The Hardest Contraception Quiz You'll Ever Take

Test your knowledge of all the contraception methods with the hardest contraception quiz you'll ever take!  Read more...

04 Feb 2016

5 Things You Didn't Know About Condoms

Discover five common condom myths, and reveal the truth about these important – and even life-saving - sexual health products  Read more...

25 Jan 2016

Ask the Pharmacist: How to Get Rid of Athletes Foot

Athletes foot causes itching and redness and is a very common condition. We ask the pharmacist how to get rid of athletes foot.  Read more...

19 Jan 2016

10 Things Everyone on a Diet Knows to Be True

We take a look at some of the problems everyone on a diet inevitably has to face, along with some positive points to keep you pepped up too.   Read more...

15 Jan 2016

How to Relieve the Symptoms of Thrush

Thrush is a common fungal yeast infection that can affect both men and women, so here are the tell-tale signs of thrush and tried and tested ways to tackle it.  Read more...

14 Jan 2016

Weight Loss Quiz: Which Kind of Dieter Are You?

Take our weight loss quiz and discover which kind of dieter you are. Are you crash, fad or steady?  Read more...

06 Jan 2016

Losing Weight in 2016: Discover the Secret at Rowlands Pharmacy

It can be difficult to get started on a weight loss journey, fret not we've got tips and tricks to get you losing weight in 2016  Read more...

16 Dec 2015

Our Top Perfumes and Fragrances for the Christmas Season

we’re sharing some scent-sational Christmas gift ideas for your family and friends, including choices for One Direction fanatics, sporty students, laidback gents and those who love a little touch of luxury.   Read more...

14 Dec 2015

Five Perfect Secret Santa Gifts Under £10

Need to buy a Secret Santa present on a budget? We've got five to please all tastes.  Read more...

08 Dec 2015

Five Pocket-Friendly Christmas Gifts from Rowlands Pharmacy

Looking for a Christmas gift that won't break the bank? Look no further than our 5 pocket friendly Christmas gifts!  Read more...

04 Dec 2015

Ask the Pharmacist: Migraine Symptoms

We find out if it is possible to stop migraine attacks before they start by exploring migraine symptoms with our pharmacist.   Read more...

27 Nov 2015

Cold or Flu Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Colds and Flu?

Discover how much you know about colds and flu by taking our tough quiz! What will you score?  Read more...

16 Nov 2015

How Do I Know if I Have a Cold?

Do you have a cold, or are you being struck by flu? Discover the difference and diagnose your symptoms here.  Read more...

13 Nov 2015

10 Things People with Diabetes Experience Every Day

Ahead of the International Diabetes Federation’s World Diabetes Day 2015 on Saturday 14th November, let’s explore some of the things that people with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes may experience almost every day.   Read more...

11 Nov 2015

How to Get Rid of a Tickly Cough

There's nothing more annoying at this time of year than a dry tickly cough that just won't shift. Find out how to treat a tickly cough and what causes them, with expert advice from Rowlands Pharmacy.  Read more...

26 Oct 2015

Don’t Be Haunted by Children’s Tooth Decay This Halloween

Halloween can be a frightful time of year for our little monsters’ dental health, so we're considering how we can make Halloween healthier for all the family – whilst still having a scream!  Read more...

19 Oct 2015

Stoptober: Your Quitting Smoking Timeline

To help you look forward to the major health milestones on your path to stopping smoking, we’ve created a timeline that explains what happens to your body in the hours, days, weeks, months and even years after you quit.  Read more...

14 Oct 2015

10 Reasons to Stop Smoking

To help you stay focused, smoke-free and stub out the habit for good, here are 10 of the very best reasons why you should make the great choice to stop smoking this October.   Read more...

08 Oct 2015

Why is it So Difficult to Give Up Smoking?

Stoptober is now in full swing, and whether you’ve committed to quitting smoking this month or it’s something you or someone you know would like to do in the future, you’re probably weighing up just how hard the task is going to be.   Read more...

22 Sep 2015

Ask The Pharmacist: How to Treat Nappy Rash

Find out how to treat unpleasant nappy rash with advice from one of Rowland's Pharmacy's pharmacists.  Read more...

17 Sep 2015

Sexual Health: Pleasure and Myths Quiz

In its 85th year, find out about Sexual Health Week and test your STI knowledge with our quiz!  Read more...

09 Sep 2015

Ask the Pharmacist: How to Treat Headlice

Back to school can often mean outbreaks of headlice. Find out what our pharmacist has to say on how to treat headlice.  Read more...

07 Sep 2015

10 Things Migraine Suffers Wished You Understood

Let’s talk about ten things that migraine sufferers – or ‘migraineurs’ - wish that everyone else would understand.   Read more...

03 Sep 2015

How to Stop and Treat Diarrhoea

When diarrhoea strikes, you are most likely to treat related symptoms rather than the diarrhoea itself. Find out how to stop and treat diarrhoea.  Read more...

24 Aug 2015

10 Things Only People with IBD Will Understand

Any patient of IBD will know that it is an embarrassing and isolating disease that can affect every part of their life, with instances where it is hard for others to understand what they are going through.  Read more...

18 Aug 2015

Ask the Pharmacist: Itchy Nose and Eyes

Rowland Pharmacy speaks to an outdoor lover who has been experiencing an itchy nose and eyes when in the garden.   Read more...

13 Aug 2015

What Causes Stomach Bloating?

Stomach bloating is often unexpected, and can be an extremely awkward condition as it can cause you to feel uncomfortable when sitting or moving around. Find out more about what causes stomach bloating so you can avoid it here.  Read more...

10 Aug 2015

Quiz: Do You Know How to Beat and Treat the Most Common Holiday Ailments?

We’ve put together a quiz on some of the most common holiday conditions to test (or enhance!) your knowledge on how to treat them - or even better, avoid them altogether.   Read more...

14 Jul 2015

How to Relieve Constipation in Children and Babies

Constipation isn't pleasant at any age, particularly for the very young. For tips and treatments on constipation relief for children and babies, click here.   Read more...

09 Jul 2015

How to Protect Your Skin from the Sun

Sun care should mean just that - taking care in the sun. Whether it's taking a holiday abroad, in the UK or enjoying a sunny day in the garden, it's great fun, so you'll want to make sure nothing spoils it!  Read more...

09 Jul 2015

Travel Health Advice - Your Holiday Essentials Checklist

We all know how exciting it is to start planning and packing for our well-deserved holidays. However, in all the excitement we can forget the smaller items which can make our holiday that little bit easier and ultimately more relaxing.  Read more...