Category: Pharmacy

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Spring In September

As Winter comes to a close and the temperature increases, the wind brings with it all sorts of allergens which cause and aggravate conditions like hayfever, sinusitis, asthma and eczema to name but a few. It is important not only to treat the symptoms but also to boost and strengthen one’s immune system. As in…
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Cape Quarter Pharmacy

August has arrived and we are at the tail end of the Cape winter. So we need to put a “spring” into our step. This month has been billed Women’s Month arising out of the march staged by women in 1956 to Parliament in defense of not only Women’s Rights but also Human Rights. One…
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Burns – Pharmacy at Cape Quarter Spar

A burn is damage to the skin covering the body by heat, cold, chemicals or electricity. Deep burns may damage nerves, blood and lymph vessels. The body reacts by an inflammatory response with outpouring of a protein rich fluid from the circulation which may result in shock. The intensity of the burn is extremely important.…
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Flu and vaccinations – Pharmacy Cape Quarter

What is Flu? Flu, or influenza, is a contagious disease caused by the influenza virus. Each year a 5% to 10% of adults and 20% to 30% of children catch flu. Flu spreads easily from person to person through droplet distribution when an infected person coughs or sneezes or, quite commonly, through hand-to-hand contact. Influenza…
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Cape Quarter Pharmacy

Last weekend saw the Cape Town leg of the Spar Women’s 10km challenge which once again drew hundreds of runners from all over South Africa. Many runners would have gone through some form of training programme accompanied by a balanced diet. In many cases runners would be using supplements, whether this is absolutely necessary or…
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