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Monthly Archives: June 2021

  1. Which Test is Best for COVID-19?

    Which Test is Best for COVID-19?

    PCR test, Antigen Test, Antibody Test:  You’ve probably heard all kinds of names talked about when speaking of COVID-19 tests now. Well, Pearl Chemist Group has the low-down and we can make it simple for you.  What test do I need for what?  Which one is the best?  Not only does Pearl Chemist Group provide COVID-19 PCR tests and Rapid Antigen Tests in London and the UK, we help you to figure out what the different types of COVID-19 tests are, and which one you might need.

    PCR Test
    A PCR Test is considered the “gold standard” of COVID tests.  For now, this

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  2. How to Get Repeat Prescription Online?

    How to Get Repeat Prescription Online?

    Did you know that you can have your repeat prescriptions shipped directly to your door? Gone are the days when you had to spend time and energy every month going back and forth between your GP and the pharmacy to get your repeat medications.

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  3. How is Flu Different from Common Cold?

    How is Flu Different from Common Cold?

    Have you been feeling under the weather?  Are you laid flat out in bed, or just feeling rough but able to cope? Do you feel like one more step worse and you’ll be on your way to A & E?  Well, you’ve probably got the flu. Flu and cold can have many of the same symptoms. The difference is that one can land you in the hospital, and can even be fatal. You can prevent and protect yourself from the worst of the flu, but a common cold is both less severe, and often not avoidable. Don’t forget to book your Flu Vaccination in Earlsfield!

    Can I avoid the Flu?
    Vaccinate!  The most effective way to avoid severe flu and complications that could take you to A & E is to vaccinate.  Each year, from late September or early October onwards, the inactivated flu vaccine is available to milli

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  4. Understanding Sexual Health and Its Role

    Understanding Sexual Health and Its Role

    Sexual health is something that might be embarrassing to talk about openly or consider, but it serves a very important role in our lives. Sexual health involves every part of sexuality from staying safe emotionally to staying healthy and safe physically - whether you are in a committed relationship or not. Whilst sexual health certainly includes being free from disease, it also includes many other factors that embody a healthy sex life overall. If you’d like to talk more about it with a compassionate and discreet professional, Pearl Chemist Group has sexual health services in Wandsworth at your service.

    Sexual health includes:

    • Prevention of unwanted pregnancy and STDs
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  5. Is it Normal to Have Body Pain After You Workout?

    Is it Normal to Have Body Pain After You Workout?

    You are feeling good, your blood is pumping, and you are proud of yourself for completing your workout, but then the next day your muscles are sore and painful.

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  6. Why Travel Vaccination is so Important Before Travel?

    Why Travel Vaccination is so Important Before Travel?

    Now that travel is opening up again, you may be considering what your long awaited holiday plans will look like.  You may be required to travel for work on a more consistent basis.  No matter your reason for travel, it is important, maybe now more than ever, to take into consideration vaccination requirements that pertain to your destination. If you are in Wimbledon, Kingston Upon Thames or Tooting, Pearl Chemist Group has a Travel Clinic you can visit to receive all of your necessary vaccination information and guidance.

    Depending on your destination, there may be vaccination requirements. You may need what is called an International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICVP).  Some common certificates are for polio, yellow fever and meningitis. A yellow fever certificate would

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  7. Guidelines for Monitored Dosage Systems

    Guidelines for Monitored Dosage Systems

    Your pharmacist doesn’t just prescribe your medication but can help manage it as well with our online dispensing service.  Did you know that Pearl Chemist Group can also help organise complex medicine systems with our Monitored Dosage Systems service?  Some patients need to take a complicated range of medicines in 24-hour period, this can be confusing particularly if the patient is elderly, unwell or have multiple care takers. Find out more about the Monitored Dosage Systems service offered by Pearl Chemist Group.

    What is a Monitored Dosage System?

    This is a simple system which ensures that a patient will always take the correct amount of medication at the right time of day.  The measured dosage system works by way of a pack which consists of a special tray with labelled compartments organised by the days of the week.  Pearl Chemist Group’s mon

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  8. What is the Difference Between a Headache and a Migraine?

    What is the Difference Between a Headache and a Migraine?

    Many people use the terms headache and migraine interchangeably, but they are actually two distinct conditions. It is beneficial to know what the differences between headaches and migraines are so you can treat them correctly and effectively.

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  9. Top 5 Tips to Lose Weight for Beginners

    Top 5 Tips to Lose Weight for Beginners

    As the weather gets warmer, our motivation often increases to lose weight and get in better shape.  When achieved, weight loss can only contribute to better health but also higher self worth and self esteem.  With a million and one weight loss programs and diets out there, it can often be confusing and frustrating to figure out what to do or even how to start.  Weight loss is often more about changing lifestyle and habits than anything else.  Making these changes are statistically more successful when one receives support.  If you are looking for weight loss management services for adults in London or throughout the UK, Pearl Chemist Group may be the answer for you.

    Whether you reach out for support or give it a go on your own, there are some simple changes you can make that may be able to kick start your efforts.  Weight loss management services are recommended, but that shouldn’t stop you from giving yourself a

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  10. What Can Cause Pain in Your Joints?

    What Can Cause Pain in Your Joints?

    We have all been there: you wake up in the morning, get out of bed, and then the pain hits you. You’ve had joint pain develop overnight and you’ve got a busy day ahead of you.

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