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Understanding What Inflammation is

Understanding What Inflammation is

What is Inflammation? Inflammation is a defense used by your body against infection from things such as bacteria and viruses that can have an effect on your body. The inflammatory cells that the body's white blood cells release safeguard your body by defending it....

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Tips on Travel Vaccinations

Tips on Travel Vaccinations

Travelling throughout the world is an incredible experience. Whether you're visiting family and friends, going on a business trip, or simply relaxing on vacation, there are a few things you should do before you depart. Planning ahead of time will spare you from...

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Type 2 Diabetes: An Overview

Type 2 Diabetes: An Overview

Type 2 Diabetes Diet Eating a balanced diet can help you manage your blood sugar levels and weight if you have type 2 diabetes. To satisfy your health demands, you can adhere to various eating habits and diets. If you have type 2 diabetes, you must include...

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Does Smoking Affect Your Appearance?

Does Smoking Affect Your Appearance?

Time for a smoke? One cigarette reduces your life by 11 minutes  Cigars, pipe tobacco, and chewing tobacco were the most popular tobacco products at the start of the 20th century. While cigarette smoking was starting to dramatically increase, mass cigarette production...

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Psoriasis: Symptoms & Treatment

Psoriasis: Symptoms & Treatment

What is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is a type of chronic disease and it is a long-lasting one as well. You can either have no symptoms or periods where the symptoms can get severe. This kind of disease is most common on the knees, elbows, trunk, and scalp. It causes a rash...

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Why is it so important to refill your prescription

Why is it so important to refill your prescription

How do refills work for prescriptions? Go to the pharmacy where you filled your prescription. Request a refill and have it as you desire or wait for it or have it later.On the phone. To request a refill, dial the pharmacy phone number listed on your medicine label....

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High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure

No Beauty Shines Brighter Than A Healthy Heart What is High blood pressure? The pressure in your blood vessels is too high if you have high blood pressure. This is also referred to as hypertension. Consistently high blood pressure damages blood vessels and can lead to...

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What Should Diabetics Avoid?

What Should Diabetics Avoid?

Diabetes is a chronic health condition that affects how your body turns food into energy. Most of the food you eat is broken down into sugar (also called glucose) and released into your bloodstream. When your blood sugar goes up, it signals your pancreas to release...

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Diabetic Shoes

Diabetic Shoes

What are therapeutic shoes? Diabetic shoes are obviously designed specifically to address foot conditions that are particular to persons with diabetes.Therapeutic shoes provide support and protection for your feet while reducing the risk of skin breakdown,...

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Best Way to Organize Your Meds with Compliance Packaging!

Best Way to Organize Your Meds with Compliance Packaging!

The way how any product is made to look attractive to people is all in how it is packaged and the thought went into the design of it as well.  In regards to compliance packaging, it is where the process is made easy for the patients, and the medicine prescribed for...

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Where to get a PCR Test done in Calgary?

Where to get a PCR Test done in Calgary?

Are you in Calgary and wondering where and how to get tested for COVID-19? Covid-19 PCR test are available at Calgary Drug Mart and your results will be given in just under 30 minutes!  If you need an obligatory request for a Covid-19 PCR test some hours before your...

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Flu shots – Best way to prevent influenza and pneumonia!

Flu shots – Best way to prevent influenza and pneumonia!

If you haven’t gotten your flu shot yet this year, don’t wait much longer—influenza (flu) season is just around the corner. Yearly flu shots are recommended for everyone ages 6 months and older. If you need some added incentive, consider this: The influenza virus can...

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Allergy

Allergy

What is an allergy? An allergy is an overreaction of your body’s immune system to something that is harmless to most people. Normally, your immune system acts in defense against a foreign substance like a virus or bacteria. It will try to destroy anything it feels...

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Arthritis

Arthritis

  What is Arthritis? The word arthritis come from “arth” meaning joint and “it is” meaning inflammation, so it literally means joint inflammation. However, arthritis is much more complex than that and consists of over 100 different conditions from mild tendinitis...

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Asthma

Asthma

What is asthma? Asthma is a chronic lung condition that causes a person’s airways to become inflamed and extra sensitive. During an attack, the airways narrow, obstructing the flow of air and making it difficult to breath. Airways narrow due to the occurrence of one...

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Flu

Flu

Why discuss colds and flu together? The common cold and the flu are very similar. They are both viruses and they cannot be treated with antibiotics which only work against bacteria. Both attack the nose, nasal sinuses, throat and upper breathing tubes known as the...

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Cholesterol, women’s LDL’s increase significantly.

Cholesterol, women’s LDL’s increase significantly.

Cholesterol is a soft waxy substance (or lipid) that is found in all your body cells and in the bloodstream. Your body needs cholesterol because it is used to build cell membranes, help produce vitamin D and produce certain hormones. The cholesterol found in a...

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Who gets headaches?

Who gets headaches?

About 90 percent of men and 95 percent of women experience at least one headache a year. However, some people have headaches that occur often and can greatly affect their quality of life. If you suffer from headaches, it is important to be able to identify and...

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