Welcome to the Tower Health blog, here you'll find health and wellness articles looking at news, various health conditions and available treatments that you'll find in our online pharmacy.





Using a TENs machine for lower back pain

How does TENS help relieve lower back pain?

March 2021


Lower back pain, also known as lumbago, is particularly common and in most cases is not caused by any serious health condition and will usually get better over time. Though there are simple exercises you can do to help relieve it, sometimes pain in the lower back can last a long time or keep coming back.






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Using a TENs machine for migraine pain

Using a TENs machine for migraine pain

March 2021


Those who suffer with migraines and headaches know all too well that it can truly be a debilitating condition and often feels like you’ve exhausted every option to get the pain under control. Migraines are much more commonplace than you may think and are one of those most common neurological conditions in the world.






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Woman using a scale and trying to decide what supplements to take to lose weight

Do weight loss pills really work?

March 2021


Weight loss often tops the list when it comes to New Year’s resolutions. Many people wish to lose weight mostly for the numerous health benefits, from decreased risk of heart disease and diabetes to a better sleep and reduced joint pain. In recent years, the popularity of fat loss pills has increased to assist the growing number of people trying to lose weight.






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How working from home affected our posture?

How working from home affected our posture?

February 2021


When the Coronavirus pandemic began and office workers throughout the UK were urged to work from home if they could, I don’t think any of us believed that so many months on that we would all still be working in our often makeshift home offices.







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Boxing Day Walk

Why A Boxing Day Walk Could Help Combat The Christmas Blues

December 2020


A look at why time outdoors this Christmas might mean more than just somewhere we can spend time with loved ones







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Christmas snoring

Why we snore more at Christmas, and how to stop

December 2020


A look at why some of us snore, and why at Christmas that snoring can get louder and more prevelant. We also look at how to stop.







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Vitamin D benefits

Why you should use Vitamin D especially now...

December 2020


Vitamin D is often referred to as ‘the sunshine vitamin’, it’s purpose is to regulate the calcium and phosphate levels in our bodies that contributes to stronger bones, teeth and muscles. Also, taking vitamins could help reduce the risk from Covid-19, researchers say.







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Body Temperature: Low vs High Temperature

Body Temperature: Low vs High Temperature

November 2020


Symptoms of Coronavirus in 2020 have caused us all to pay more attention to our temperature. A feverish high temperature was named as one of the main symptoms of Covid-19 and since then the general public had been searching the internet for the facts about body temperature that they needed to know.







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Mouthwash could reduce spread of coronavirus

Mouthwash could reduce spread of coronavirus - Study finds

November 2020


Preliminary results in scientific studies by Cardiff University have found that rinsing with regular over the counter mouthwash could kill Coronavirus in saliva within 30 seconds.






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How to treat acne caused by face masks?

Maskne - Is your face mask causing acne?

November 2020


Put simply, Maskne is your face mask causing an acne breakout. This form of acne is known as ‘acne mechanica’ because it is caused mechanically due to the friction of the face mask rubbing against the skin.






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Face Masks - Everything You Need to Know

Face Masks - Everything You Need to Know

July 2020


Since the Covid-19 pandemic was declared, more and more of us are wanting the added security and protection of a face mask. While face masks are normally associated with the medical profession, many of us have never worn a face covering or even considered wearing one until now.








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What are pulse oximeters and why are they so popular right now?

What are pulse oximeters and why are they so popular right now?

May 2020


An opinion piece in the New York Times by Dr Richard Levitan has mentioned that a Pulse Oximeter, an over the counter device can provide an early indication of the kinds of breathing problems associated with Coronavirus.








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5 acupuncture points for back pain

What are the most important acupuncture points to help your pain?

November 2019


Back pain and joint pain become so much more prominent in the winter months. What do you need to do to help ease your pain? You can find out here by checking out our recent blog!






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Seasonal Affective Disorder affects a lot of people

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder and how can you manage it?

October 2019


The clocks have gone back meaning there is even less sunlight than before. The winter nights are drawing in and anxiety begins to present itself. Find out how some experts think you can avoid the winter blues here.






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How you can keep your house free of allergens this winter

September 2019


With the weather getting colder and the nights drawing in, people are being driven inside, leading to an increasing chance of dust mites and mould spores being built up in the house.






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5 answers you need to know about Circulation Maxx

August 2019


A lot of the time, we find ourselves wondering why are legs are full of aches and pains as we look for light pain relief. Here are 5 must-know things you need to read...






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Everything you need to know about dry skin

August 2019


If you find yourself experiencing dry skin a lot of the time, then you are probably looking for some sort of solution. Here are just some of the reasons why you may be suffering...






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What could be causing your joint pain?

July 2019


Sometimes, whether it be after a run or a light jog, we suffer from pain in our joints. Luckily, there are ways that this pain can be alleviated and managed.






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Learning about your back pain

June 2019


The clocks have gone back meaning there is even less sunlight than before. The winter nights are drawing in and anxiety begins to present itself. Find out how some experts think you can avoid the winter blues here.






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Paingone Range - What do our customers think?

May 2019


At Tower Health, we aim to help people manage their pain with our paingone range, aimed at helping people to deal with their joint pain and arthritis in the joints. See what feedback our customers have left us here...






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Sleep better if you are suffering from anxiety or insomnia

Some helpful tips to help you sleep better

April 2019


Are your anxiety and stress levels keeping you up at night? Some of these helpful tips should hopefully help you to get a better nights sleep...






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Can light therapy really help you to feel better?

March 2019


How can light therapy help you to feel any better? Does a morning run really bat away some of the anxiety you are facing?






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What do our customers think? - Read their reviews

February 2019


If you are suffering from pain that you just cannot seem to get rid of, please do get in contact with our customer service team and product specialists at Tower Health to see how we can help you






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Seasonal Affective Disorder and How to Deal with It

January 2019


Are you feeling unusally sad? During the cold, long winter months you can experience symptoms like low mood and lack of energy, and light therapy might be your solution! Read on to learn all about SAD and light therapy






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Treating arthritis pain with a natural approach

December 2018


Did you know that over 10 million people in the UK are affected by arthritis and other joint affecting conditions? Let's have a look at the available natural remedies to relieve arthritis pain


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Understanding CBD — what is it, and can it benefit your health?

November 2018


Cannabidiol has been all over the news recently, as cannabis-derived products are getting more and more popular for their supposed benefits. Let’s look at what CBD is and how it can boost your health.






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Simple ways to boost your eye health

September 2018


It’s common for eyesight to naturally weaken with age, so making sure you look after your eyes is critical. In this article we look at solutions to help keep your eyes healthy.






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5 tips for improving the quality of your sleep

5 tips for improving the quality of your sleep

March 2018


Trouble dozing off? At Tower Health, we value your sleep, so we’ve compiled five tips that can help you get your fabled ‘eight hours’.






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Top tips for winter joint health

Top tips for winter joint health

November 2017


How to ease your aches and protect your joints from damage during the cold weather.






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The Health Benefits of Great Sex

The Health Benefits of Great Sex



September 2017


Sex can not only feel great, but it can also be good for you and help the body, giving you more perks out of the bedroom.






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Take Care of Acne-Prone Skin

How to Take Care of Acne-Prone Skin: Do's and Don'ts



January 2016


There are many ways of keeping acne under control. We share some of the top do's and don'ts for looking after acne-prone skin.






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Good Posture versus Bad Posture

Good Posture versus Bad Posture



December 2015


Good posture is fundamental to your overall health. Discover the effects of good and bad posture on your body, plus tips on how to look after your back.






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The 5 Most Important Acupuncture Points For Treating Back Pain

The 5 Most Important Acupuncture Points For Treating Back Pain



October 2015


Back pain is a common problem that impacts upon the quality of our daily lives. Here are five acupuncture points that can help treat the symptoms.






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The Top 5 Common Sports Injuries and How to Treat Them

Top 5 Common Sports Injuries and How to Treat Them



September 2015


Whether it’s football, tennis or cricket that you enjoy in your spare time, it is now easier than ever to participate in your favourite sport in the UK. Fitness in general has enjoyed a steady rise in popularity over the last few years, especially since the London 2012 Olympics galvanised a national interest in various sporting disciplines.






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The Top 10 Health Benefits Of Sex Laid Bare

The Top 10 Health Benefits Of Sex Laid Bare



September 2015


From the bedroom to beyond, discover the top 10 health benefits of sex and why regular intercourse can improve your physical and mental well-being.




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Bio Clinica Plus Beauty Treatment

Bio Clinica Plus Beauty Treatment



September 2015


Discover the value of pearls for your skin with this unique beauty formula. Genuine extracts of pearls help smooth the skin, and enhance your natural beauty.


Don’t just take our word for it – 9 beauty bloggers across the UK reviewed Bio Clinica Plus, and they had some amazing results!


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Salitair - What is it?

Salitair - What is it?



August 2015


The Salitair is a refillable salt inhaler which provides the natural benefits of salt mine therapy in the comfort of your own home.

It is designed to recreate the climate of a therapeutic salt mine. This allows the Salitair to cleanse the respiratory system and flush out any impurities, thereby improving the overall health of all areas involved in breathing.

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Top 10 Causes of Pain

Top 10 Causes of Pain



August 2015


Did you know that almost 10 million Britons suffer from some form of pain on a regular basis?
There are several factors which could cause a person to feel pain. Take a look at the list below for some of the most common reasons.

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Top 10 Tinnitus Treatments

Everything You Need To Know About Tinnitus



Febuary 2015


Are you experiencing ringing, humming, clicking or whistling in your ear? If you've started to hear these noises when no external sounds are present, it's normal to be worried. It could mean nothing and the noise will eventually disappear, but it could mean that you have tinnitus.

Tinnitus is not a cause of hearing loss and although the symptoms can be irritating, they can be alleviated.

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Top 10 Tinnitus Treatments

Top 10 Treatments & Remedies for Tinnitus



Febuary 2015


Have you ever suffered from brief periods of ringing in the ears? This is known as tinnitus, and over six million people in the UK suffer persistently with the condition.

Of those six million people, around 600,000 experience it to a degree that seriously impacts upon their quality of life. However, there are many treatments and remedies that can help you to alleviate the condition's symptoms. Here are 10 of the best.

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 Arthritis

Everything You Need To Know About Arthritis



January 2015


After a particularly hard day of work, looking after the grandchildren or tending to the garden, we can all feel a little bit sore and achy. However, if you're finding that soreness and achy joints are becoming a constant struggle, you may suffer from arthritis.

There are over 100 types of arthritis and although pain, stiffness and a limited range of movement are common to each, these symptoms can be alleviated.

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 Arthritis infographic

10 Natural Ways to Treat Arthritis

December 2014


Arthritis affects around 10 million people in the UK. It’s a condition that causes pain and inflammation in a joint and can affect anyone at any age, including children.

The most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

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 Dreaming of a snore free Christmas?

Are you dreaming of a snore free Christmas?

December 2014


Snoring is an extremely common problem that affects around 25million people in the UK, especially those over 40 years old. Snoring can be triggered by a number of key factors and with the festive period now in full swing, excessive eating, drinking, smoking and a lack of sleep will no doubt add up to more restless nights. For those that snore, this is an embarrassing problem. Conscious of visiting family members, keeping everyone else awake, whilst those on the other end, you dread the snorer coming to stay.

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 Causes And Treatments Of Back Pain

The Causes And Treatments Of Back Pain

November 2014


Back pain is a common problem that affects four out of five people at some stage in their life. It can be triggered by a simple tendon, muscle or ligament strain, is usually not serious and eases within 12 weeks.

Here are a few facts about the condition, alongside some simple but effective ways to deal with it...

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 Causes And Treatments Of Back Pain

Beat Back Pain Naturally – The 10 Most Effective Natural Remedies

November 2014



Back pain is an extremely common problem that affects most people at some point in their life. Approximately four in five people get it, the most common ages being between 35 and 65.

Back pain can be triggered by a number of things, such as standing or sitting awkwardly or incorrectly lifting objects, and can vary in severity from sudden, mild and debilitating attacks.

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World COPD Day 2014

World COPD Day 2014 - 19 November 2014

November 2014



COPD stands for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. This is a long-term lung condition in which the air passages (the bronchi) are inflamed. As a result they become narrowed causing the air flow to and from the lungs to gradually decrease (also referred to as airflow obstruction). This makes it harder for you to breathe.

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World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day - 14 November 2014

November 2014



Diabetes affects 3.2 million people in the UK with an additional (estimated) 630,000 people suffering from the condition without knowing it. It is expected by 2025 this number will rise to 5 million people, that’s over 400 people every day!

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National Stress Awareness Day

National Stress Awareness Day 5 November 2014

November 2014



It’s all about finding a good balance between work, play and lifestyle. Today’s fast past lifestyles fit in more daily activities in 24 hours than we did even 10 years ago. The more activities we try and fit into our daily lifestyles, the higher the risk we run of suffering with stress and anxiety.

Today we highlight the need for finding the right treatment that best suits your needs and providing you with some ideas tips on how to manage your stress and anxiety.

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Indoor Allergy Week

Indoor Allergy Week, 20th – 26th October

October 2014



The dark nights are drawing in, you’re fumbling to find your winter coat and the dreaded heating has finally been switched on. Autumn has officially arrived. Here are some top tips on how to keep healthy and how to look after your wellbeing this winter as it won’t be just you in the house…

House dust mites are a species of microscopic, invisible animals feeding on the skin cells people daily discard

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Osteoporosis

World Osteoporosis Day 20th October

October 2014


World Osteoporosis Day annually runs on the 20th October launching a year-long campaign to highlight this debilitating disease.

Osteoporosis is a condition which weakens the bones and makes them become easily breakable. The pitfall is that most people don’t know they suffer from Osteoporosis until they get a fracture or broken bone.

Around 3 million people in the UK suffer from osteoporosis of which women are more likely to be affected than men.

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Back Pain

National Arthritis Week runs from 12th – 19th October 2014

October 2014


National Arthritis Week aims to raise awareness of the disease and improve our knowledge of its causes to ultimately lessen its often devastating impact.

One of the most common forms of arthritis is osteoarthritis, which causes often severe pain and stiffness in the joints. Astonishingly, it affects approximately 8 million people – old and young - in the UK, although is often dismissed as an inevitable symptom of growing old.

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Back Pain

Backcare Awareness Week, 6th–12th October 2014

October 2014


Do you suffer from back problems? Find out about Backcare Awareness Week. Get useful hints & tips and discover how Tower Health can help.

Organised by the charity BackCare, the prime objective of the week is to raise awareness and reduce the agony of back pain. The charity aims to inform and educate people and organisations effected by it, as well as driving forward funding into the research, prevention and management of back pain.

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How Medoslim can help you lose weight all the way up till Christmas

October 2013


The countdown begins! It may seem like summer has just ended, but Christmas is just around the corner. It’s a busy time for all of us; present buying, party planning and a lot of eating can make it difficult to stick to your weight loss regime. So how can you ensure you balance such a busy schedule and still look great at Christmas? Here are three ways to make it easier:

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The Circulation Pro

October 2013


The Circulation Pro can be used anywhere in the home with ease. Just insert the batteries and use the wireless remote to get started! With 15 different modes, the Circulation Pro is perfect for a wide range of aches and pains. 

Limited time only! Buy the Circulation Pro and get free Joint Plus muscle and joint gel and Nutriplex glucosamine gel. These products work perfectly with the Circulation Pro and will ease your ailments even faster!

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The WiTouch Pro

October 2013


The WiTouch Pro utilises TENS technology in order to reduce back pain.

TENS technology sends low voltage electrical impulses through nerve fibres which blocks pain signals. The brain then releases endorphins to the affected area, soothing pain almost immediately.

This product is the first wireless TENS product on the market, allowing you to reduce back pain whilst going on with your daily life. Tired of struggling with everyday chores because of back pain? If so, the WiTouch Pro is the product for you. 

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The PainGone Pen

September 2013


The PainGone Pen is a small device which works in much the same way a TENS device does

The device transmits electrical impulses which release endorphins to the affected area, temporarily alleviating the pain. The Pen helps with a large number of types of pain including back pain, arthritis, lumbago and aching muscles. , however this product needs no attachments or batteries so you can carry it everywhere. 

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