Archive for the ‘CarePro Pharmacy’ Category

5 Scary Reasons to take Summer Sandal Support (or lack of) Seriously

Posted on: May 19th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

It’s May, the sun is out and so are your toes!  The season of summer sandal shopping is upon us, which is why the team at CarePro Health Services is bringing awareness to a very important health issue – unsupportive summer sandals.  Before you laugh, take a look at the four most common health conditions […]

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High Pollen Count Got You Down? 3 Reasons to Go Natural for Seasonal Allergies

Posted on: May 12th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

Are you currently dreading the high pollen forecasts this May?  If so, you’re not alone.  According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, approximately 50 million Americans suffer from seasonal allergies with 16.9 million adults being diagnosed last year alone!  While most Americans are treating their symptoms with allergy medications such as Claritin, […]

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CarePro Health Services Launches New Website

Posted on: May 7th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

  Have you seen CareProHS.com lately?!  Last month, CarePro Health Services revealed a new website which they have been quietly working on for the past few months with web marketing provider, VGM Forbin and creative agency, North Forty.  The new CarePro Health Services website, www.careprohs.com, provides visitors with resources and tools that will make it […]

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Spring Means Sunshine, Picnics… and Allergies

Posted on: April 28th, 2015 by Chris Nichols

The weather is finally getting nicer in the Midwest. Are your seasonal allergies stopping you from enjoying it? The first step to better controlling your seasonal allergy symptoms is figuring out what causes them in the first place. What causes spring allergies? Pollen is the main spring allergy trigger. Pollen consists of small particles that […]

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Beat Seasonal Allergies to the Punch

Posted on: April 6th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

Spring has finally arrived, and Eastern Iowa’s pollen counts are on the rise. In fact, you may be struggling with allergy symptoms already. What’s behind your sniffling, and how do you fight it? What causes seasonal allergy symptoms? Many allergy symptoms are caused by the release of histamine, a chemical that triggers inflammation when your […]

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New CPAP Supplies = Safer Sleep

Posted on: March 24th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

Reduce, reuse, recycle…right? Not when it comes to your CPAP/BiPAP supplies! It’s important to replace your mask, tubing and filter regularly to keep you breathing safely. Here are our top 3 reasons to regularly replace your CPAP/BiPAP supplies: 1) Cushions Lose Their Seal If you find yourself over-tightening your headgear to keep a seal between […]

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3 Daily Tips for Heart Health

Posted on: February 23rd, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

To wrap up National Heart month, we’d like to share this short list of tips to care for your heart every day: 1. Get aerobic exercise. Walk, run, bike or swim- it’s all good for your heart. Aerobic exercise benefits you by maximizing the amount of oxygen in your blood and increasing blood flow to you […]

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CoQ10: Protect Your Heart!

Posted on: February 13th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a naturally occurring compound found in every cell of the body. It plays a critical role in: Energy production Antioxidant defense Heart support Nerve protection Reducing inflammation Healthy cell growth Our muscles use a lot of energy, and they need a lot of CoQ10 to function. But did you know that […]

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Folic Acid- What, Why and How

Posted on: December 14th, 2014 by CarePro Blogger

Folic acid is famous for its benefits to babies in the womb- it helps prevent many birth defects, like spina bifida (incomplete formation of the spine). What you may not know is that folic acid is important for all people to take, regardless of sex or age. Folic acid is a B vitamin, and it […]

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On the Road Again: Managing Diabetes While Traveling

Posted on: December 1st, 2014 by CarePro Blogger

Traveling with diabetes can be difficult, but a little planning will ease your mind and make the trip more enjoyable. Before you leave, see your doctor to make sure your numbers are under control. While you’re there, ask your doctor for the following items: A letter that explains what you need to do for your […]

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