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Advice and Guidance you need to better your health, your way.
Welcome to Gloucestershire Pharmacy Health Promotion Zone. Here, we have provided information to help you live a healthier lifestyle and get more from your medicines. In promoting good health, we give information and advice to patients so that they can be encouraged to be in the best health that they can achieve. Whether that’s coming to us for health information and guidance or learning more about how to better your health with credible resources online, we’re here for you.
This page contains links to a wide variety of services and pages, including those provided by the NHS. You will be able to see details of current health campaigns, as well as search for information about medicines and medical conditions. Also included is information about community facilities, healthy living and advice promoting activity.
Get Guidance from the NHS
To the right, you will find useful informational leaflets on some common conditions. We believe in arming patients with the knowledge to take action! Get in touch with us for any information you might need.
Around 13.6 million people in the UK are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. It’s a serious condition that can lead to other health problems sometimes called diabetes complications. Unlike type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes can sometimes be prevented. Research has shown that for some people, a combination of lifestyle changes can reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes by about 50%. And we’re here to support you to make changes. Contact us or download the leaflet below for more information.
Heart and circulatory diseases kill 1 in 4 people in the UK, and high blood pressure is one of the most common causes for it. You need to make some changes to what you eat and how active you are to help bring your blood pressure back down. Seven million people in the UK have high blood pressure and don’t know it. If you have high blood pressure, it’s important
to know that you’re not alone. We’re here to help. Contact us or download the leaflet below for more information.
If you’ve been told that you’re at risk of heart and circulatory diseases, such as a heart attack or a stroke, this leaflet is a good place to start learning about how you can lower your risk.
Heart and circulatory diseases kill 1 in 4 people in the UK. It begins when fatty material builds up in your arteries (the blood vessels that carry blood to your organs). To learn more about your risks or how to keep healthy, contact us or download the leaflet below for more information.
The chemicals in cigarettes and other smoking products kill thousands of people in the UK every year. The toxins in cigarettes affect your body while you’re smoking and after the cigarette is finished. Giving up smoking is the best thing you can do for your health. We’re here to help you quit for good – for you and your family! Contact us or download the leaflet below for more information.
What you choose to put in your body really affects how you feel and how healthy you are. Eating the right sort of foods in the right amount is one of the most important things you can do for your overall health. It can reduce your risk of developing heart and circulatory diseases. If you already have a heart or circulatory disease, eating better can help protect your heart from further problems. We help you understand a healthy approach to food and how to get into good eating habits. Contact us or download the leaflet below for more information.
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