It is still early to be concerned about the cold and flu season. But now is a good time to prepare and stay healthy over the winter months. Pharmacists hear endless stories about personal maladies. We are sort of like bartenders, only we hear stories about phlegm, sniffles and hacks. Our recommendations are well rehearsed: lots of rest, plenty of fluids and some choices from the vast selection in the cough and cold product aisle. I receive many questions concerning the complementary therapies for colds and flus: "Do these things really work?" and "Are they safe?" Many are effective and just as many can be harmful.
Allergy season has arrived and it can be exhausting! Many of us are sneezing, blowing our noses, suffering with watery eyes, headache and fatigue.
This is a good time to look at the products available for the prevention and treatment of allergies.
What is an allergy?
Did you know that...
Some medications may react with each other if taken at the same time?
To get the most from your medications, you need to take them when and as prescribed by your doctor?
Some medications need to be taken consistently in order to see results, and not all medications will make you feel differently?