Health Advice

Health Advice

At every branch of M & D Green our friendly pharmacists are on hand to offer expert advice on a broad range of health matters.

At every branch of M & D Green our friendly pharmacists are on hand to offer expert advice on a broad range of health matters.

From hay fever to the winter flu jab, diabetes and women's health issues, whatever your health concern, our helpful pharmacists and counter assistants can offer advice and guidance.

Feel free to pop in for a chat or, alternatively, have a look through the A - Z Directory for a detailed guide on more specific health concerns.

Look through NHS Inform's A-Z Directory

Strep A (Scarlet Fever)

This year we have seen higher than usual numbers of group A streptococcal (GAS) infections in Scotland and persistently high numbers of cases of scarlet fever (a common presentation of this infection) among children.

Read more on Strep A

Cough and Cold Advice

A cough is a reflex action to clear an irritant from your airways.

Read more on Cough and Cold Advice

Influenza (flu)

The flu season in the UK is considered to run from October through to March. In most years it tends to occur within an eight to ten week period starting around mid-November.

Read more on Influenza (flu)

Smoking Cessation

There’s lots of reasons why people may want to stop smoking. It might be the health benefits to themselves, financial reasons or it may be to protect those around them from the harms of second-hand smoke. Whatever your reasons are to stop, our friendly team at M&D Green are here to help and support you along the way.

Read more on Smoking Cessation

Alcohol Awareness

We’re encouraging people to have more Drink Free Days – a simple way to improve your wellbeing by cutting out a few drinks. The chances are you’re already having some days without alcohol, so adding another day or two should be easy.

Read more on Alcohol Awareness

Weight Loss

The start of a new year always brings resolutions, promises and commitments to become healthier and happier in the year ahead. Alongside extensive support and guidance, our pharmacists are equipped to prescribe a range of medications scientifically proven to help our patients achieve their weight loss goals.

Read more on Weight Loss

Children’s Health and Back to School

Returning to school after holidays is an optimum time for the passing of bacteria, viruses and bugs.

Read more on Children’s Health and Back to School

Hay Fever & Allergies

Everything you need to know about how to fight hay fever and allergies

Read more on Hay Fever Advice

Travel Vaccines

Travel just doesn’t include just a quick trip abroad at the last minute. With people now travelling and working all over the world, preparation for this is essential.

Read more on Travel Vaccines

Sun Safety

Exposing your skin to the sun can cause damage and sunburn, even here in Scotland!

Read more on Sun Safety Advice