As we welcome a brand-new year, many of us reflect on the past and set new goals for the future. It’s the perfect time to focus on self-improvement and self-care, and Neighbors Pharmacy is here to support you in your journey to a healthier and happier you. Taking care of your physical and mental health should be a top priority in the new year. Neighbors Pharmacy can provide you with prescription medications and help you make informed decisions regarding your health. We’ll take the time to talk with you, one-on-one, about your health concerns and regularly review the medicines you are
As the holiday season approaches, finding the perfect gift for your loved ones can be delightful yet daunting. But you don't need to worry. Neighbors Pharmacy Gift Shop offers unique gifts for you and your family! Neighbors Pharmacy Gift Shop offers an array of home décor items that can add a touch of warmth and personality to any home. From detailed art pieces to cozy throw pillows, these items are perfect for those who love to embellish their living spaces. Our gift shop features a beautiful selection of accessories. From stylish headbands and bags to elegant earrings and bracelets, these
November is a significant time of the year as it marks National Diabetes Month. Communities all across the U.S. come together to raise awareness about diabetes, a health condition that affects approximately 37 million Americans, including both adults and youth. For this year's National Diabetes Month, we want to focus on ways that you can take proactive measures to prevent health problems associated with diabetes. Diabetes, often called high blood sugar or hyperglycemia, is a chronic disease when your blood glucose levels are consistently elevated. This
Fall is here again, and so is cold and flu season. While pumpkin spice lattes and cozy sweaters are delightful, the cold and flu season is less so. However, you can stay ahead of those pesky viruses with the proper preparation. The common cold, influenza (flu), and COVID-19 are caused by different viruses but share many symptoms. While cold symptoms include a runny nose and sore throat, the flu and COVID-19 can cause fever, body aches, and a dry cough. The onset of symptoms varies, with cold or flu symptoms appearing 2-3 days after exposure, while COVID-19 symptoms can take
September is recognized as Self-Care Awareness Month, a time to remind us that taking care of ourselves, first and foremost, is essential. With busy lives, juggling work, family, and many other responsibilities, it becomes easy to neglect our well-being. While it's crucial to meet our obligations and be there for our loved ones, it's equally vital to prioritize our own needs. When we practice self-care, we're not just adding to our well-being but ensuring that we're at our best when interacting with the world around us. Self-care refers to a conscious act to promote one's physical, mental, and emotional health.
It's that time of the year again: the school bells are ready to ring, and anticipation for the new academic year is here! As we welcome the return to school, we at Neighbor’s Pharmacy find it crucial to provide our children with some essential health techniques to ensure their well-being throughout the year. Here are some tips for maintaining good health during the back-to-school period to begin a successful school year. Before you start the school year, ensure that your child is up to date with their health check-ups and immunizations. Regular health examinations are crucial to detect potential health
The adage "Sleep is the best medicine" is more than a saying. It is backed by scientific evidence confirming the multifaceted benefits of a whole night's sleep. Firstly, adequate sleep is a pillar of good health. During sleep, our bodies perform vital functions such as repairing tissues, releasing growth hormones, and consolidating memories. This rejuvenating process is essential to maintain physical, cognitive, and emotional well-being. Sleep not only heals our bodies but also fortifies our minds. It enhances our cognitive abilities, including creativity, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities. Moreover, it plays a crucial role in memory consolidation, helping us retain learned information and
With warmer, sunny days upon us, it is vital to be aware of ways to protect yourself from the factors that can cause melanoma. Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that can be fatal if not detected and treated early. However, there are several ways to prevent melanoma from developing in the first place. Melanoma is caused by the uncontrolled growth of pigment-producing cells called melanocytes. Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun or tanning beds is the most common cause of melanoma. Still, other factors can increase your risk of developing this type of skin cancer. These include
Eating healthy is essential for maintaining a healthy body weight, preventing chronic diseases, and improving overall health and well-being. However, with so much conflicting information about what constitutes a healthy diet, it can be difficult to know where to start. Since May is National Nutrition Month, Neighbors Pharmacy has provided easy-to-follow tips for healthy eating that you can incorporate into your daily routine. Focus on Whole Foods One of the most important things you can do for your health is to eat a diet rich in whole foods. These foods are minimally processed and contain no added sugars or artificial ingredients.
Over the last few years, over 65 million people have been affected by a strain of COVID-19. Now that the original wave of COVID illnesses has calmed down, doctors are beginning to learn more about the effects of long covid, the symptoms that linger after experiencing COVID, sometimes for years. Scientists have found that long covid affects various internal organs in different ways. For example, some people are reporting chest palpitations and pain. In addition, researchers have seen a correlation between COVID and abnormal gas exchanges in the lungs which can result in coughing or dyspnea. There has also been an