Dealing with Stress

Everyone experiences some amount of stress in their lives, but sometimes stress can pile up or levels of stress which were once manageable can wear at you until it becomes too much. It is important to recognize that everyone responds to stress differently. Some people feel overwhelmed and have difficulties concentrating, while others may become tearful or angry. Everyone needs to listen to their mind and their body so they can recognize when stress is becoming a concern for them. Take note if you’ve started to feel exhausted, anxious or depressed. So, how do we deal with stress when it…

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Dealing with Stress

Protect Yourself!

Pneumococcal Pneumonia can be very serious and is one of the types of pneumonia most likely to put you in the hospital. You are at increased risk of pneumococcal pneumonia if: You are 50 years of age or older, You have a chronic illness, or You smoke. You can help protect yourself by being vaccinated today! Ask your pharmacist for more information.

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Protect Yourself!

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Blood Glucose Monitoring is an important tool for managing diabetes, as having well controlled blood glucose levels means that you will reduce your chances of developing heart disease, kidney disease, vision loss and damage to nerves located in various places in your body.Diabetes, regardless of type, is a serious disease that must be properly controlled to prevent serious consequences. Some other methods for controlling diabetes include: exercise, dietary planning and medication use. Contact your pharmacist today for more information on your options for managing diabetes.

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Fighting The Flu…

If you have influenza, commonly referred to as “the flu,” you have a viral infection. Antibiotics can not kill viruses. Antibiotics only work against bacterial infections. Therefore, if you have “the flu” you do not need an antibiotic. The flu is different than the common cold, as different types of viruses cause the flu. Although the symptoms you experience with both can be similar they are not exactly the same. A sudden onset of a high fever (38.3-39.4 °C) is a much more common flu symptom. The fever will usually last three to four days. Other symptoms of influenza include…

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Fighting The Flu…