Archive for the ‘CarePro Pharmacy’ Category

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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Tips for People who Don’t Enjoy the Holidays

Posted on: November 23rd, 2014 by CarePro Blogger

Some people LOVE the holidays; the decorations, the shopping and the feasting are a welcome hustle and bustle every year. But not everyone looks forward to the holidays- and that’s OK. If you’re not a holiday person, use these simple tips to help get you through the season without stressing yourself to the max. Keep […]

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Four Easy Tips for a Healthy School Year

Posted on: September 2nd, 2014 by CarePro Blogger

Back-to-school time means dealing with an abundance of germs. Every high-five, drink at the water fountain and shared box of crayons could lead to a cold for your child. Stay ahead of the game this school year with four simple tips to help your kids stay healthy. Show your child the “vampire sleeve” (bend your […]

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Corridor Seniors Give Back!

Posted on: August 14th, 2014 by carepro

In 1988, President Ronald Reagan deemed August 14 National Senior Citizens Day to honor the contributions of senior citizens to society. Senior citizens are a valuable part of communities in the Corridor. Their contributions provide much needed assistance and opportunities for their families, friends and neighbors that may be otherwise unavailable. Corridor seniors have ample […]

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Take the Guesswork Out of Supplements

Posted on: July 15th, 2014 by carepro 2 Comments

Are you interested in vitamins and supplements, but not sure where to begin? After all, there are hundreds of brands and formulations to choose from. How do you know which supplements are the best for you and your family? Simple! Start by taking our FREE assessment online at carepro-vitamins-cedarrapids.com/assessment. Just answer a few short questions […]

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