Health Tips

2702, 2018

Hearing and Memory

By |February 27th, 2018|Categories: Health Tips, Hearing|

Do you remember what the pastor said last week?  It might be easier for you to recall what he wore and how his handshake felt.   If you think your memory is foggy, or mistakenly blaming [...]

2702, 2018

Hearing Loss & Dementia, Is there really a connection?

By |February 27th, 2018|Categories: Health Tips, Hearing|

HEARING LOSS & DEMENTIA, Is there really a connection? The ongoing debate about Hearing Loss and Dementia. Is there a link? Are there causative factors? Can anything be done? By Tina Kaur RN, Viva Hears, [...]

2702, 2018

Shingrex – A New Shingles Vaccine

By |February 27th, 2018|Categories: Health Services, Health Tips|

A new shingles vaccine was recently approved for use in Canada. It is indicated for the prevention of shingles in people aged 50 years of age and older. Clinical trials have shown the vaccine to [...]

2301, 2018

Supplements for High Blood Pressure

By |January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Pain, Questions and Answers|

Question:  Dear Wellness Pharmacist, I have high blood pressure and came across the supplement, Salv-Tonic.  Should I take this supplement and what benefits will I obtain by adding this to my health regimen? Answer:  High [...]

2312, 2017

Learn about Exostosis

By |December 23rd, 2017|Categories: Health Tips, Hearing|

Repeated exposure to cold, whether that be wind and/or water may cause an abnormal growth of bone within the ear canal. This is called exostosis or bony exotosis. The medical term for this bone growth [...]

2212, 2017

Telehealth is a HIT!

By |December 22nd, 2017|Categories: Health Services, Health Tips, Myths|

Unlike the new movie about stars and wars, Telehealth is a huge success! Turns out all kinds of people love being able to see a doctor from home, work, or wherever they are. Better still, [...]