Felixstowe Pharmacy is now a part of Live Well Suffolk
(Posted on 10/06/13)
Many of the illnesses that we develop later on in life can be directly linked to our lifestyle during our younger years. For example having a healthier diet reduces the chances of developing type 2 diabetes and increased cholesterol levels, increased physical activity reduces the development of cardiovascular disease and giving up smoking dramatically reduces the chances of developing cancer.
The NHS now have a new viewpoint that prevention is better than cure. Live Well Suffolk is the new healthy lifestyles service for everyone living and working in Suffolk. It’s commissioned by NHS Suffolk. The pharmacy team is here to help anyone who wants to kick unhealthy habits and start leading a healthier life. And the good news is that it’s all free! We're not here to preach or to tell you what to do! We're here to give you friendly, practical advice, encouragement and support that will bring about lasting changes to your future health and happiness.
We can give you advice on:
- smoking cessation
- adult weight loss
- child weight loss
- general health improvement
With our longer opening hours we are easily accessible so feel free to pop in. it could be the first step to a healthier, happier you!
For more information visit www.livewellsuffolk.org.uk.