Archive for March, 2016

Best fruits to eat when breastfeeding

Posted on: March 29th, 2016 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

Wasn’t it wonderful to indulge in pregnancy cravings? Well, those days have passed. For today’s blog, we’re going to look at the best fruits to eat while breastfeeding.   Apricots   These fun little fuzzy treats actually contain phytoestrogens, which are a chemical that mimic estrogen’s effects, so they’re great when building up a milk […]

Accidental poisoning: How to avoid it, and what to do if it happens

Posted on: March 22nd, 2016 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

Did you know that middle-age is the most common time in one’s life to be hospitalized due to an accidental poisoning? It’s more common than you think. At the start of this decade, more than 2,000 people were seen each day in emergency rooms due to accidental poisoning. And the numbers are only growing—160% between […]

Multiple Sclerosis 101: What you need to know

Posted on: March 15th, 2016 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

  It impacts approximately 500,000 people within the U.S. alone, and doctors don’t yet know the cause. Those who live with it are often left with limited mobility, among other symptoms. With March being Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month, we thought we would take the time to talk about the signs, symptoms and treatment for multiple […]

Avoiding overconsumption on St. Patrick’s Day– how to say no!

Posted on: March 8th, 2016 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

will be encouraged to drink—a lot. However, if you’re living with a number of health factors—including diabetes, pregnancy or liver disease, then this might not be an option for you. There’s also the fact that overconsumption of alcohol itself can lead to a number of health problems. Even if your friends are understanding of your […]