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Socks as Medicine

Socks as Medicine Compression stockings are popular for their numerous health benefits, particularly in improving leg circulation and preventing various leg-related issues, including blood clots. These specially designed stockings offer a range of advantages that cater to individuals of all ages and lifestyles. Key Benefits of Compression Stockings: Enhanced Blood Flow: Compression stockings help promote […]

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Travel Health Tips – Allergies

Travel Health Tips – Allergies  Perhaps you are thinking of strolling amongst the cherry blossoms while on a trip to Japan this spring. Maybe you are staying closer to home to witness the rebirth of the world renowned garden of Butchart Gardens on Vancouver Island. Whatever your travel plans, at home or abroad, the return […]

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Travel Health Tips: Insect Bites

Travel Health Tips: Insect Bites If you are heading toward an exotic destination you may encounter some of the smallest residents of that location. Specifically: insects. Unfortunately for come travelers, exotic bug bites can transmit exotic illnesses, like malaria, dengue fever, or zika virus, or at least cause an unpleasant allergic reaction. Here are some […]

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Travel Health Tips: Jet Lag

Travel Health Tips: Jet lag Jet lag is a temporary sleep disorder that can occur when you travel across multiple time zones quickly, which creates a disruption to your circadian rhythm or “internal clock”. This disruption can lead to fatigue, insomnia, digestive issues, irritability, and difficulty concentrating. Here are some tips to help you minimize […]

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Travel Health Tips: Digestive Health

Travel Health Tips – Digestive Health Feeling ill while you travel can spoil your whole trip. Pharmasave Summerland has a few digestive health items for your travel toolkit: Loperamide HCl (Immodium) – used to control and relieve the symptoms of acute diarrhea (traveler’s diarrhea). Dehydration due to diarrhea can be dangerous so treatment of this […]

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Motion Sickness and Possible Remedies

Motion Sickness According to the CDC: Motion sickness happens when the movement you see is different from what your inner ear senses. This can cause dizziness, nausea, and vomiting. You can get motion sick in a car, or on a train, airplane, boat, or amusement park ride. “What remedies are available for motion sickness?”, you […]

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