It is important to keep your immune system strong in order to avoid catching colds this winter. Eating healthy, exercising, staying hydrated and having a good night's sleep all help keep your immune system strong. Vitamins, minerals and herbs can also help strengthen your immune system. Talk to our pharmacist to see if supplementation is right for you.
It is men's health month. This month, we encourage the males in our lives to take care of their health. If you have a question about your health, you can always start the conversation with our pharmacist. They will either assist you or point you in the right direction.
Do you know the difference between cold and flu? Fever, headaches and fatigue are common symptoms of the flu, but more uncommon in a cold. Whereas with colds, sore throats are common but less prevalent with the flu. If you have questions about your symptoms, speak to our pharmacist. They can provide you with advice on managing your symptoms and the best treatment options for you.
One of the easiest ways to keep the cold and flu away this winter is to keep your hands clean! Ensure you are washing your hands for 20 seconds using warm soapy water and covering all surfaces. Make washing hands fun for the little ones by getting them to sing their favourite song while they wash their hands.
DID YOU KNOW? The positive health effects of quitting smoking can be seen within 24 hours. - In 6 hours your blood pressure has decreased~- In 24 hours there is more oxygen in your body~- In 3 months your lungs' natural cleaning system andbody's immune system is recovering~- In 12 months your risk of heart disease is now halfwhat it was when you were smoking.^ Speak to us about quitting the habit today. ~quit.org ^health.gov.au