Adherence to Prescription Medications
Its always important to listen to your pharmacist about adherence to prescription medications
A vaccine produces an immunological response against one or more antigens that cause illness or disease.
Rheumatic conditions are a blanket term for a variety of diseases that cause chronic, intermittent swelling and pain of the joints and connective tissue.
Back Pain Treatment
Back pain is a common condition affecting almost everyone at some point in their life. There are multiple treatment options available.
Calcium & Vitamin D
Calcium is essential for living organisms, in particular in cell physiology, where movement of the calcium into and out of the cytoplasm functions as a signal for many cellular processes.
Cold & Flu
The common cold, including chest cold and head cold, and seasonal flu are caused by viruses. Symptoms can include fever, headache and muscle soreness.
A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that affects your brain function. Effects are usually temporary but can include headaches and problems with concentration, memory, balance and coordination.
Congestive Heart Failure Treatment
Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a very common condition with which millions of North Americans are diagnosed each year. It is the stage at which “heart failure” has led to a build up of fluid around the heart. This build up affects the efficiency of the heart muscle to pump blood throughout your body. Early treatment and management of congestive heart failure can have very positive affects on this condition, slowing its progression and possibly reversing it entirely.
COPD & Lung Health
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic lung disease that has many causes including smoking and genetic factors. There are several types, including bronchitis and emphysema.
Dementia is a chronic or persistent disorder of the mental processes caused by brain disease or injury and marked by memory disorders, personality changes, and impaired reasoning.
Diabetes is a condition where the body loses it's ability to uptake sugars effectively. High blood glucose levels are a result of this.
Gastrointestinal symptoms that can affect people, include abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, heartburn, nausea and vomiting.
As we age it's important to visit your family doctor to have your heart checked regularly for any signs of high blood pressure, rhythm irregularities and heart disease.
Insulin therapy is often an important part of diabetes treatment. Understand the key role insulin plays in managing your blood sugar, and the goals of insulin therapy. What you learn can help you prevent diabetes complications.
Lipohypertophy occurs when an area of skin is used multiple times to inject insulin. The subcutaneous fat becomes thickened or 'rubbery' and can feel like a lump or bump to the touch.
Obesity is a chronic and often progressive condition, similar to diabetes or high blood pressure. Obesity is characterized by excess body fat that can threaten or affect your health.
Osteoporosis is a disease in which bones become fragile and brittle, leading to an increased risk of fracture.
Safe and Effective Insulin Injection Techniques
The way that you insert your syringe or pen needle into your skin in order to get a proper dosage of insulin is called your insulin injection technique.
Shingles is a painful, blistering rash that can last several weeks. Although it usually occurs in one part of the body, such as the torso, shingles can also affect the face and eyes.
Sinusitis or sinus infection is inflammation of the air cavities within the passages of the nose.
Common skin conditions can include such things as acne, rosacea, eczema and psoriasis.
Sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. If you snore loudly and feel tired even after a full night's sleep, you might have sleep apnea.
There are a variety of smoking cessation tools including prescription drugs and nicotine replacement aids.