It happens all too often for many of us, we go to bed and wake up the next morning with a cold sore. Cold sores are also known as “fever blisters” which often appear on or around the lips, chin or cheek.
Medicine Clean up - Cheetham's Pharmacy - Saskatoon
All Prescription and non-prescription medications will have an expiry date so take the time to locate all expiry dates. Expired medications lose their effectiveness and in some instances can become dangerous.
If over-the-counter remedies are not working for you, talk with your pharmacist. Pharmacists can now prescribe certain medications that may be more effective in relieving your symptoms and allow you to fully enjoy spring and summer outdoor activities.
Along with counselling, prescription medications can have a hugely positive impact in treating General Anxiety Disorder. Anxiety can affect every part of a person's life and it can also hold the sufferer back from getting treatment.
The best way to avoid getting the flu is to get the flu shot and get it early. Getting a flu shot not only protects you from falling ill but it also protects those at-risk children and elderly. If you don't get the flu, you can't spread it.
Cheetham’s Pharmacy is your locally owned community pharmacy since 1994. For 20 years we have provided personal small town service in the big city, where everyone knows your name and your prescription is ready in just a few minutes.
Not only does our view on life and its priorities change with each decade, but our physical bodies change too. It is normal for blood pressure to gradually increase as we age. It is also normal for our kidneys to slow down. We lose muscle as we get older, as well.
Get your flu shot - Cheetham's Pharmacy - Saskatoon
“I don’t need a flu shot”, healthcare professionals hear this from patients all the time. Healthy adults often believe there is no need to get an annual flu shot because they “never get sick”, and if they do, it only lasts a few days.
Summer, it is one of my favorite times of the year. There is nothing better than enjoying the sun, sand, ice cream or a marsh mellow roast with family and friends. Those pesky mosquitos and painful sunburns, however, can put a halt to all that summer fun.
Bringing care to our seniors - Cheetham's Pharmacy - Saskatoon
Cheetham’s Pharmacy has embarked on a journey to enhance the total care the seniors in our community are getting. Many of our seniors are living longer and doing quite well, being active and independent well into their 90’s.
Staying in the sun - Cheetham's Pharmacy - Saskatoon
Saskatoon is one of the sunniest cities across Canada, and as temperatures rise with summer approaching it is quite appropriate to discuss sun safety. Below is a list of sun safe practices to help everyone have fun and stay safe during the summer.