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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

IBS is a chronic, often debilitating, functional gastrointestinal disorder with symptoms that include abdominal pain, bloating, and altered bowel behaviours. These are constipation and/or diarrhea, or alternating between the two stool consistency extremes. IBS is a functional disorder, in that the function or movement of the bowel is not quite right. There are no medical tests to confirm or rule out a diagnosis and yet it is the most common gastrointestinal condition worldwide and the most common disorder presented by patients consulting a gastrointestinal specialist (gastroenterologist).

Understanding the anatomy of allergy season

(NC)—With snowy days behind us, Canadians are coming out of hibernation and looking to spend time outdoors again. But, allergy sufferers may not be looking forward to springtime as weeds, grass and tree pollen are ready to send symptoms into overdrive. Asthma sufferers may be dreading the season change as well, since the same environmental factors that can cause allergy symptoms may also trigger asthma symptoms and even asthma attacks.

Breathe easy during your spring cleaning

(NC)—It's time to pack up sweaters, boots and mitts and begin your spring cleaning rituals. But as you start opening the windows and airing out the closets, be sure to keep your lung health in mind.

EMERGEN-C - Vitamin C with a Kick

Served up in a tasty flavoured fizzy drink mix! EMERGEN-C contains Vitamin C, Zinc for Immune support, Antioxidants and Electrolytes and B Vitamins.

Bob's Red Mill

At Bob's Red Mill, they know that you can't rush quality. That's why they manufacture their products using time-honored techniques, like grinding whole grains at cool temperatures with a traditional stone mill. This production 'secret' allows them to seal in the freshness and bring you wholesome, quality foods, just as nature intended.

Pharmacist Awareness Month

Your pharmacist is your medication expert, and so much more! This month at Super Thrifty Drugs, we’re celebrating Pharmacist Awareness Month. As a key member of your health care team, we want to make sure that you understand the full range of services we can offer.

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