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Welcome to the Phlo blog, where you will find a series of articles written by members of our team providing insights into the world of digital health and more.

Health
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Menopause and HRT

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) is one of the most common treatments for menopause, used to relieve most of the menopausal symptoms for a few years whilst a woman’s periods stop.

Menopause and HRT

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Most Recent Blogs

Health
6 minute read
Cristian Halati
Salbutamol: uses, side effects and cautions
Cristian Halati
October 14, 2021
Salbutamol inhalers are one of the most prescribed treatments for asthma. In this blog, we discuss how salbutamol works, when to use your inhaler, side effects and much more!
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Health
5 minute read
Lucy Drennan
Treatment options to help quit smoking
Lucy Drennan
October 6, 2021
Smoking comes with an increased risk of developing over 50 serious health conditions. To help you give up smoking, there are various treatment methods available, in the form of medication and support tools.
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Product
7 minute read
Lucy Drennan
How Phlo safely and sustainably delivers refrigerated medication
Lucy Drennan
September 29, 2021
In this blog, we highlight one of our suppliers, WoolCool, that uses 100% pure sheep wool as packaging to keep contents cool such as medication.
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Covid 19 Updates

Stay up to date on all the developing information from the coronavirus pandemic.

Insights
7 minute read

What is Long COVID and who is most at risk?

Cristian Halati
November 5, 2020

Up to 10% of people diagnosed with COVID-19 suffer from prolonged symptoms for weeks and even months. In this blog we cover the latest research on ‘long COVID’, including symptoms, prevalence and impact.

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Health
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Vitamin D and coronavirus: Can it help combat or treat COVID-19?

Cristian Halati
October 28, 2020

Scientists suggest that vitamin D deficiency can be a risk factor for COVID-19. In this blog, we explore whether taking vitamin D supplements can help treat or prevent COVID-19 and discuss the NHS recommendations in this regard.

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Product
3 minute read
Cristian Halati
Introducing NHS Login at Phlo Digital Pharmacy
Cristian Halati
September 21, 2021
We have introduced NHS login to Phlo. Read our blog to find out all the benefits of NHS login!
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Culture
6 minute read
Lucy Drennan
Meet the Team: Brian Grassie, Head of Digital Marketing
Lucy Drennan
September 15, 2021
Meet our Head of Digital Marketing. Read Brian's interview to learn more about his role at Phlo, what motivates him and what he loves to do in his spare time!
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Health
5 minute read
Lucy Drennan
Lifestyle tips to naturally lower blood pressure
Lucy Drennan
September 8, 2021
High blood pressure can often be prevented and lowered with changes to a person's lifestyle and diet, including exercise, reducing salt and stress.
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Health
5 minute read
Cristian Halati
Crohn's Disease: Causes, symptoms and treatments
Cristian Halati
August 31, 2021
In our first entry of our Crohn’s series, we provide a comprehensive overview of Crohn’s Disease, discussing causes, symptoms, and complications as well as treatment options.
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Culture
6 minute read
Lucy Drennan
Meet the Team: Jamie MacDonald
Lucy Drennan
August 25, 2021
In the next instalment of our Meet the Team Series, we speak to Jamie MacDonald, our Lead Mobile Engineer. Jamie tells us more about his role, what attracted him to work for Phlo, and Phlo’s approach to developing our native mobile applications.
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Culture
6 minute read
Lucy Drennan
Meet The Team: Pavan Kular
Lucy Drennan
August 17, 2021
In the next instalment of our Meet the Team Series, we speak to Pavan Kular, our Birmingham Pharmacy Manager. Pavan tells us more about his role, walks us through a typical day, and explains why online pharmacy is where the future is heading.
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Health
5 minute read
Lucy Drennan
Blood glucose: What it means and how to test it at home
Lucy Drennan
August 11, 2021
By testing your blood glucose levels at home, you can manage any existing diabetic conditions more effectively. Furthermore, at home testing can assist with early detection of diabetes.
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Product
3 minute read
Cristian Halati
Announcing Phlo’s new Apple and Android apps
Cristian Halati
August 3, 2021
You’ve asked and we’ve listened! Introducing Phlo’s new mobile apps now available to download on the Apple App Store and Google Play.
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Insights
5 minute read
Lucy Drennan
Phlo Launches Same-Day Medication Delivery in Birmingham
Lucy Drennan
July 22, 2021
Following the success of our same-day medication delivery service in London we are proud to be bringing this first-of-its kind pharmacy service to the people of Birmingham. 
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