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An important message from Express Chemist

In these unprecedented times due to COVID-19 we are listening to the latest advice from the government and their health specialists. We are continuing to work in these challenging times so that we can serve the needs of our customers.

Please note that we are receiving a particularly high volume of orders, enquiries, telephone calls and emails. We are working exceptionally hard to process orders and respond to customer enquiries as quickly as possible. Unfortunately it is currently taking a little longer to process and dispatch orders than usual, so please allow 2-3 working days for shipment.

Please also note that postal services and couriers are experiencing similar challenges so please allow longer delivery times than usual. We would be grateful if you can be patient and not contact us regarding your order before these times are up so we can reduce the pressure on our customer service team.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

If you have symptoms of coronavirus stay at home and self-isolate for 10 days.
For information about coronavirus please click here.

Keep well and stay safe.


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Hot Flushes

Flushing is very similar to blushing; because of this, many people get the two mixed up. They have a close physiological relationship, but whereas flushing affects the face and body, blushing usually affects just the face.

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Flushing of the face and other body areas can be associated with embarrassment, arousal, physical exertion, allergies and infections, but flushing is most often linked with the menopause in women.
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Hot Flush Relief

Hot Flush Advice

Flushing due to the menopause is just one of the side effects of the ovaries not producing oastrogen and progesterone. Flushing and the other side effects associated with the menopause can have a dramtic effect on day-to-day life.

Listed below are a few tips for reducing hot flushes:
  • Exercise regularly.
  • Avoid alcohol, chocolate, coffee and spicy foods as they can all make hot flushes worse.
  • Increase your intake of Soya based foods.
  • Soak in a lukewarm bath for 20 minutes each morning.
  • Take a nutritional supplement such as Black Cohosh or Chasteberry.

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    Facial Redness

    If you are unsure what is causing your facial redness, we suggest that you havea look at this page. It offers help and advice on facial redness and the conditions that cause it.