Ask about your medicines

Ask about your medicines

Our pharmacy services

21-10-2019

Did you know most medicines come with a Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) leaflet? It gives you important information about your medication and will help you understand how to safely take it and possible side effects or interactions.

If you’re still not sure, that’s what a pharmacist is for.

Learn more about getting the right info this #HealthLiteracyMonthhttp://ow.ly/ErJY50wxMG2

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Feminine and luminous, Chloe Nomade Eau de Toilette online at Kiana Beauty

Feminine and luminous, Chloe Nomade Eau de Toilette online at Kiana Beauty

Kiana Beauty Blog

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Health Weeks

Dense Breasts Guide

Nearly half of all women 40 and older have dense breasts. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we are giving this helpful guide about dense breasts to every woman who requests it.

Get your free guide:

 

Snapshots of Hope

Help us honor those at every step of the breast cancer journey by sharing the story of how you or someone you love has been affected by breast cancer. We will share these stories throughout the month of October on our social media channels to encourage others facing breast cancer. Read More >

Can Qiara help you?

Can Qiara help you?

Health & Wellness

To the mums out there, for something that is supposed to be “natural”, breastfeeding is often more difficult that we imagine it’s going to be.

Qiara contain probiotics isolated from breast milk, which can help yours and baby’s tummy. It may also reduce and relieve pain and discomfort associated with mastitis, and reduce the occurrence of mastitis.

Come and speak to our pharmacists to see whether Qiara can help you.

📸 photo credit @sarahcraven_photographer

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October is Anxiety and Depression Awareness month

October is Anxiety and Depression Awareness month

Health Weeks

Managing and treating anxiety

  • Anxiety disorders can affect a person’s ability to work, study and participate in other activities.
  • Recovery is possible with the appropriate treatment.
  • Some ways to manage anxiety disorders include learning about anxiety, mindfulness, relaxation techniques, correct breathing techniques, dietary adjustments, exercise, learning to be assertive, building self-esteem, cognitive therapy, exposure therapy, structured problem solving, medication and support groups.

 

Anxiety disorders can affect a person’s ability to work, study and participate in other activities. Recovery is possible with appropriate treatment. There are different types of anxiety disorders. These include:

Anxiety disorders can be distressing and debilitating. They may contribute to loss of educational and employment opportunities and difficulties in family and social relationships. 

Recovery is possible with appropriate treatment such as exposure therapy, attention training, and a range of anxiety management techniques that can help you manage your symptoms. You can learn the following strategies yourself (using books or taking courses, for example) or you can consult with a trained professional.

Managing anxiety

Some of the management options for anxiety disorders include:

  • learning about anxiety
  • mindfulness
  • relaxation techniques
  • correct breathing techniques
  • cognitive therapy 
  • behaviour therapy
  • counselling  
  • dietary adjustments
  • exercise
  • learning to be assertive
  • building self-esteem
  • structured problem solving
  • medication
  • support groups

Learning about anxiety

The old adage ‘knowledge is power’ applies here – learning all about anxiety is central to recovery. For example, education includes examining the physiology of the ‘flight-or-fight’ response, which is the body’s way to deal with impending danger. For people with anxiety disorders, this response is inappropriately triggered by situations that are generally harmless. Education is an important way to promote control over symptoms. Read More >

Ask Your Pharmacist

Ask Your Pharmacist

Pharmacy news

08-10-2019

Did you know most medicines come with a Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) leaflet? It gives you important information about your medication and will help you understand how to safely take it and possible side effects or interactions.

If you’re still not sure, that’s what a pharmacist is for.

Learn more about getting the right info this #HealthLiteracyMonthhttp://ow.ly/ErJY50wxMG2

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