Treating Cold Sores

Treating Cold Sores

What causes cold sores? Cold sores are very common (about one in five Canadians suffer from them) and appear as blisters around the lip area. They are often called fever blisters, and are caused by the Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) through contact with an affected...

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FAQ

FAQ

Hello to all of our wonderful customers in Summerland and the surrounding Okanagan communities. We thought we’d share a few of our frequently asked questions. Don’t hesitate to call us with any question you have. The well being of our customers is our top priority and...

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Shop Online With Us

Shop Online With Us

Online shopping with Guardian Summerland Pharmacy has never been easier, and we wanted to take a moment to introduce you to our new online store. We offer a large range of products to accommodate mobility and pharmaceutical needs for customers throughout the Okanagan...

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How to Boost Your Immune System

How to Boost Your Immune System

The immune system is a combination of cell, chemicals and organs that fight off infection from intruders such as microbes and virus. The lymphatic system, thymus, bone marrow, spleen, white blood cells and antibodies are all part of one immune system that remembers past invading microbes for quick defense.

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Shop Our Mobility Scooter Sale

Shop Our Mobility Scooter Sale

If you’re shopping for the ultimate in mobility, a scooter will get you outside for some fresh spring air, or take you shopping with ease. Depending on what you will use your scooter for, models are available for indoor, outdoor and rugged use for the adventurous...

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Devices for Healthy Independent Living

Devices for Healthy Independent Living

Canes, Walkers and Scooters Spring is finally here, and with the warmer weather and sunshine, it’s time to get outside for some fresh air and exercise! Try companion walking using walking poles or a cane for stability. Over the winter, many of us have lacked exercise...

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Wondering about the COVID-19 vaccine?

Wondering about the COVID-19 vaccine?

Information on approved COVID-19 vaccines, the BC vaccination plan and who is approved at each stage, is updated frequently on official websites. The vaccine will help protect you by working with your immune system to create a defense response and fight future...

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Vitamins for Health – Vitamin C

Vitamins for Health – Vitamin C

Vitamin C is also called ascorbic acid and the recommended adult daily intake is 75 mg for men and 90 mg for women. This amount should be easily attainable in an average diet when fresh fruits and vegetables are available. Vitamin C deficiency is more likely in people...

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The Importance of Sport Bracing

The Importance of Sport Bracing

Athletic braces are worn for two reasons – injury prevention and rehabilitation. Wearing sports bracing while training, especially with heavy weights, can prevent strain injuries such as meniscal tears by reducing lateral knee movement. Bauerfeind braces use medical...

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