Archive for May, 2017

Why Do I Need a Full Night’s Sleep Anyway?

Posted on: May 24th, 2017 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

When you’ve got too much going on, it’s tempting to reach for the energy drink, coffee or other stimulant to keep going. However, not getting enough sleep means you’re robbing your body of some amazing benefits! Studies show that adults who get a solid 8 hours of sleep or more per night can result in […]

5 Tips to Dealing With Arthritis

Posted on: May 17th, 2017 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

While arthritis can strike at any age, the condition by and large occurs in our twilight years. Besides being incredibly painful, it adds the additional frustration of limiting one’s ability to enjoy normal day-to-day activities. However, some relief is available. Jayhawk Pharmacy would like to offer these tips, courtesy of the Arthritis Foundation:   Understand […]

We’re not in Kansas anymore: how to stay safe in summer storm season

Posted on: May 10th, 2017 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

The sirens go off. You round up the kids and hustle them to the basement, along with flashlights, snacks and anything else you may need to ride out the impending storm. Everyone is down there except for grandma—who sits in her lift chair and insists that it’s nothing. Sound familiar? The truth is, when it […]

FAST: Signs of a Stroke

Posted on: May 3rd, 2017 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

Each year, 130,000 Americans die as a result of a stroke, and many more become permanently disabled because of it. These devastating effects can be mitigated or even prevented if immediate action is taken soon as symptoms of a stroke start to appear. Some of those include: Trouble speaking or understanding things Weakness or numbness […]