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Immunity Boosters to keep you healthy this Winter
To boost your immune system in cold weather, you must provide your body with extra care and love, and ensure that your immunity holds strong under the...
The Flu Vaccine - Should I get it?
  Flu Symptoms  Nobody likes getting the runny nose, high fever, headache, and muscle aches – some of the most common flu symptoms.&...
Keeping Your Heart Healthy
Keep Your Heart Healthy  An adult heart beats about 60 to 80 times per minute. The beating sound your heart makes is caused by the opening and c...
Hay Fever
AHH CHOOO!!! HAY FEVER SEASON HAS ARRIVED! Have you found yourself waking up with teary eyes, itchy eyes, runny or itchy nose or maybe with skin irr...
Tips for Staying Safe in the Sun
  Most people think of sunburn as something that happens on holiday and not here at home in Ireland, but most sunburn cases happen when people a...
Vitamin D: The Sunshine Vitamin
Vitamin D: The Sunshine Vitamin   Vitamin D, nicknamed the “sunshine vitamin” is one of many vitamins your body needs to stay healt...
Top Tips for Starting the New Year Healthy
  We are always one decision away from becoming healthier, so why not start the new year with a pledge to become healthier! We have six tip...
Look After Your Skin This Winter
Look After Your Skin this Winter   Cold air and heating can wreak havoc on your skin.   When the air outside is cold and dry, the water i...
Antigen Testing at Higgins Pharmacy
Covid-19 Rapid Antigen Testing: What You Need to Know If you haven’t yet been tested for Covid-19, it can be a daunting prospect. Understandin...
Retinol - What are the Benefits?
If you are over 30 and want to look after your skin, retinol can help. It first came on the market in 1970s and was used as a treatment for acne suffe...
Why You Should Be Wearing Sunscreen
As we start to come into the sunnier summer months, many people start thinking about buying an SPF for the really hot days. However, did you know many...
How Sugar Affects Your Lifestyle
  Sugar has been a lifelong treat for most of us. But, is all sugar bad sugar?  There are two things we know about sugar for sure.  ...
Self Care Practices that you can include in your daily routine
When was the last time you practised self-care? From the minute your alarm goes off in the morning, are you all about doing things for others? When ...
Health Eating During Pregnancy
Healthy Eating During Pregnancy   If you plan a pregnancy, a healthy lifestyle will help your body prepare for the pregnancy and give your baby...
Higgins Pharmacy Video Pharmacist
Higgins Pharmacy Video Consultation Service   Here at Higgins Pharmacy Sligo, we understand the importance of having acess to your Pharmacist, ...
The Benefits of Walking Everyday
The Benefits of Walking Everyday   Can you walk your way to better health, better mood, and even a better waistline? Yes, it’s possible! ...
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