Our skin is our largest organ and acts like a shield against the outside world. That’s why we should keep it healthy and pay attention to signals it gives us. Here are some tips for your daily skin routine and to treat certain skin conditions.
There are a lot of different skin conditions and it may be difficult to recognize or to treat them efficiently. When in doubt, don’t hesitate to ask your pharmacist, he or she can give you advice on your individual needs.
If you’ve had chickenpox, you could be among the 130,000 Canadians who contract shingles every year. Rapid treatment, especially within the first three days of getting shingles, can reduce the duration and severity of the illness. That’s why it’s important to recognize the symptoms.
ADVICE ON OTC MEDICATION
If you don’t know which over-the-counter medication to choose to relieve your symptoms, don’t be shy to ask your pharmacist!
Did you know you can get vaccinated against Shingles? The virus that causes chickenpox stays in your body and can reactivate at any time during your life.
If you are allergic to certain components of your medication, your pharmacist can find allergy-free formulations as a substitution.
* The information contained herein is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide complete information on the subject matter or to replace the advice of a health professional. This information does not constitute medical consultation, diagnosis or opinion and should not be interpreted as such. Please consult your health care provider if you have any questions about your health, medications or treatment.