Taking Your Blood Pressure Is Important

Taking Your Blood Pressure Is Important

High blood pressure usually has no warning signs or symptoms, and many people do not know they have it. It’s important to get an accurate blood pressure reading so that you have a clearer picture of your risk for heart disease and stroke. People who have a high blood...

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What is SAD Syndrome?

What is SAD Syndrome?

(and how to treat it)Vitamin Therapy Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD Syndrome may be (although not always) caused in the winter months when light levels are low. Natural supplements and vitamins help alleviate the winter blues this time of year as we adjust to...

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Antibiotics FAQ

Antibiotics FAQ

Antibiotics can’t kill viruses, but they do kill some bacteria. Antibiotic drugs include metronidazole, cefoperazone, furazolidone, daptomycin, tigecycline, amoxicillin and erythromycin. Q: Is penicillin an antibiotic? A: Yes, penicillin is one of the many types of...

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What are NSAIDs?

What are NSAIDs?

NSAIDs (pronounced en-seds) are common nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen, diclofenac, naproxen and aspirin. Interestingly, a natural source of aspirin, or salicylic acid is found in jasmine, beans, peas, clover and certain grasses and trees in the...

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Home Healthcare Supplies

Home Healthcare Supplies

Looking for home healthcare supplies? We invite you to shop with us online for a broad range of helpful supplies from bracing to first aid kits to make life easier. Blood pressure monitors: We have several monitors available for purchase online suitable for any...

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Need a prescription refill?

Need a prescription refill?

It’s easy to get a prescription refill from Summerland Pharmacy in Summerland. You can order online from us, call one of our pharmacists then have your medication delivered, or visit our location at 13009 Rosedale Avenue. We’re easy to find, and our staff is friendly...

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About Type 2 Diabetes

About Type 2 Diabetes

What is Type 2 diabetes?Type 2 diabetes happens when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin to regulate sugar levels in the bloodstream. This results in too much sugar circulating in the bloodstream and can eventually lead to circulatory, nervous system and...

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Vitamins for Health – Vitamin B

Vitamins for Health – Vitamin B

About Vitamin BThere are eight B vitamins, B1 (thiamin), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), B5 (pantothenic acid), B6 (pyridoxine), B7 (biotin), B9 (folic acid), and B12 (cobalamin). This family of vitamins helps enzymes release energy from carbohydrates and fat and breaks...

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How To Reduce Pain

How To Reduce Pain

Reducing pain depends on the cause. For example, cuts and scrapes require a different pain solution than post-surgical pain or sports injuries. Pain management delivers on-target anti-inflammatory relief for post-surgical, and trauma patients. Types of Pain Therapy...

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