Chronic Conditions

Chronic Conditions

Chronic conditions such as asthma, diabetes and acne require careful management and treatment.  Unlike other ailments which can be treated with pain killers or even antibiotics, chronic conditions are usually more complex.

We have a range of treatments available for the most common chronic conditions, our friendly prescribers will ensure you get the treatment that’s right for you.

Asthma/COPD

Asthma and COPD are long term health conditions which causes difficulty in breathing as the airway becomes restricted.  There are various treatments such as inhalers available.

Pain Relief

Whilst these treatments won’t actually treat the condition which is causing you pain, they will help block pain receptors giving your some comfort and easing the pain for short periods of time.

High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure also known as Hypertension, is often called the ‘silent killer’ because it goes unnoticed.  If untreated it can lead to serious heart complications.

Neuropathic Pain

Neuropathic pain is caused by damage to your nervous system, and causes a burning or shooting pain.  Our painkillers will offer relief from pains caused by neuropathic damage.

Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic condition which affects your blood sugar levels, it must be carefully managed.  There are two types of diabetes; Type 1 which is genetic and Type 2 which is linked to lifestyle.

Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy is a neurological condition which can cause a person to suddenly fall asleep.  It can be managed by using treatments such as Modafinil which is available here.

High Cholesterol

High Cholesterol is where fatty substances build up in your blood vessels and on the walls of your arteries.  If untreated it can lead to serious complications.  We have treatments available here.

Incontinence

Incontinence is the lack of control of your bladder causing unwanted or unintentional urination.  It can be triggered by simple actions like exercise, laughing or sneezing.

Situational Anxiety

Situational Anxiety is when you experience feelings of panic or fear from changes in your environment, sometimes by upcoming events or a new situation.  Control this with anxiety treatments.

Acne

Acne is a chronic skin condition which causes spots and nodules to form due to blocked hair follicles.  Hormones due to age can contribute and good skin routine is essential.

Rosacea

Rosacea is a skin condition which causes redness, pimples and visible blood vessels.  It most commonly affects the face,

Eczema & Psoriasis

Eczema and Psoriasis are dry skin conditions for which symptoms can differ from person to person.  It often causes dry, itchy and red skin.  View treatments we have available.

Hay Fever & Allergies

Hay Fever is an allergy to pollen, it is very common affecting 1 in 5 people in the UK.  Symptoms include itchy red eyes, sneezing and blocked sinuses.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Commonly known as IBS, Irritable Bowl Syndrome is a condition affecting the digestive system and causes diarrhoea, stomach cramps and bloating.

Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis is a condition which affects the large intestines.  Symptoms include stomach pains, cramps, diarrhoea and constipation.

Underactive Thyroid

Underactive Thyroid or Hypothyroidism is a chronic condition in which your thyroid glands do not produce enough hormones.  Treatments to manage the condition are available here.

Gout

Gout is actually a form of arthritis.  It most commonly affects the joints in the base of the big toe.

Benign Essential Tremor

A Benign Essential Tremor or Essential Tremor is a disorder which affects the brain.  It causes the hands and arms to shake uncontrollably.