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Managing your healthcare has never been easier. eCare@Pharmasave is a suite of digital tools that provides you with online access to manage your health in ways that are simple to set up and easy to maintain. With your account you can view your prescription history, order refills at your convenience and see details such as a picture of your medication and important label information. Visit Pharmasave.com or download Pharmasave’s free eCare app to set up your personal account. Then, visit the pharmacy to complete the registration process. Manage your medications as part of your healthy routine with eCare@Pharmasave. To find out more, speak to your Pharmasave Pharmacist today.

Words to Live By

“We do not have to become heroes overnight. Just a step at a time, meeting each thing that comes up, seeing it is not as dreadful as it appeared, discovering we have the strength to stare it down.” –Eleanor Roosevelt

Words to Live By

“Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.” – Vincent van Gogh

9 Reasons to Try ASEA

ASEA, a perfectly balanced mixture of Redox Signaling Molecules, may be the single most significant health breakthrough of the twenty-first century. 1. The first and only source of balanced, stabilized Redox Signaling molecules outside the body. 2.Supports the vital activity of cellular communication. 3.Promotes enhanced immune function. 4. Protects against free radical damage. 5. Boosts efficiency of the body’s own antioxidants by up to 500%. 6. Provides superior support to athletes. 7. Supported by research and clinical results. 8. Completely native to the body. 9. Proven to be completely safe, with absolutely zero toxicity.

Magnesium Deficiency?

Symptoms of Magnesium deficiency include restless leg syndrome, irritability, and insomnia. Some experts estimate that over 80% of the population are deficient in Magnesium, while others argue it’s closer to 95%. Either way, the statistics aren’t good, and it is something we need to remedy. That’s where Magnesium Premium Lotion by Pure Joy Naturals comes in. This gentle concentration of magnesium chloride is a nourishing natural skin product which is fragrance-free and contains Arnica essential oil for effective symptomatic relief. It takes advantage of the absorptive properties of your skin (your body’s largest organ), putting it to work so you can reap the benefits.

Make a Resolution to Get Active

Individuals who are physically active have a lower risk of obtaining health conditions including cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure, and obesity. Physical activity has been shown to improve mental health by having a positive impact on depression, anxiety, and stress. Kinesiologists are experts in the field of human movement, exercise prescription, fitness training and conditioning. A Kinesiologist uses evidence-based research to develop exercise programs for individuals looking to increase their physical activity levels. At our Henderson location we have a clinic (Innovative Therapy Solutions), with multiple certified Kinesiologists and physiotherapists who can guide and provide you with the tools to become healthier and more physically active.

Beating the January Blues

Christmas is over…now what? The excitement, parties, presents, and the like, are done. Most people are literally feeling the weight of too much food, late nights, and bills piling up, and are left feeling depressed and out of sorts. Want to skip the January Blues this year? Access Bars can help. Thirty-two points on your head, when lightly touched, release the electromagnetic charge of all the thoughts, feelings and emotions that are presently hindering your happiness and health. People have reported better sleep, focus, happiness, and calm. Start your year off in the right headspace – get your BARS run.

Travel Can Be a PAIN!

Getting to your destination can take a toll on your body, whether it’s in a car or at the airport. Take time to stretch! When travelling, turn your head slowly right to left. Place a pillow behind your lower back. When driving, stop every hour for a walk and stretch your legs. At the airport, your travel partner and you can take turns going for a walk. Do some neck and back stretches to prepare for the upcoming flight. When on the plane, pump each foot to help with circulation. Your physiotherapist can assist with prevention of “travel pain!”

Prepare for your Healthy Vacation

Help to make your next vacation free from developing a travel-related illness. Plan ahead and speak with your pharmacist about how to stay healthy while travelling away from home. Your Pharmasave Pharmacist can give you vital health information regarding managing your medications, recommended vaccines and medications to prevent illness, useful travel products, and basic first aid supplies to have on hand while travelling. Your pharmacist will ensure you have the information and products you need to be prepared for health issues that may arise while you are away. Stay healthy on vacation. To find out more, speak to your Pharmasave Pharmacist before your travel.

Benefits of Companionship

Whether it is a close friendship or an intimate relationship, social interaction is needed to prevent health decline in seniors. Loneliness is a risk factor for functional decline in adults over the age of 60. Something as simple as a friendship can enhance aging hearts and strengthen the immune system. Companionship can decrease the physical risk of disease by lowering blood pressure, heart rate, and cholesterol. The psychological benefits include increased self-esteem, decreased stress, and a sense of belonging. Older adults can also benefit from having a pet. Dogs, in particular, can open seniors up to new activities and interests.

Drink Water on an Empty Stomach

Drinking water on an empty stomach right upon waking up and before brushing your teeth helps with some illnesses, such as headaches, body pains, asthma, TB, bronchitis, epilepsy, heart issues, kidney issues, and meningitis. Drink a total of 640 ml of water, brush your teeth, then wait 45 minutes before eating or drinking anything. After 45 minutes, you can eat and drink as normal. Even if you aren’t suffering from a particular illness or condition, you will likely find that you experience more vitality and energy using this method, particularly if you drink ionized antioxidant-rich water.