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4 Benefits of a Nasal Pillow

Posted on: June 28th, 2017 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

Your CPAP mask is perhaps the most important piece of equipment you have as it relates to your therapy. It has to fit properly, be comfortable enough for you to sleep, keep a good seal against your skin and give you an overall good feeling. However, full face masks can feel big, bulky and restricting. […]

5 Ways to Reduce Your Chances of Developing Alzheimer’s

Posted on: June 21st, 2017 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

It’s estimated that 5.5 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s, and that 1 in 10 adults over the age of 65 will develop this condition. While there is no known cure, there are a number of things that you can do to reduce your chances of developing it. Since June is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, Jayhawk Pharmacy […]

3 Things to Consider Before Ramp Installation

Posted on: June 14th, 2017 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

At Jayhawk Pharmacy, we’ve had the great privilege of being able to install countless ramps, stairlifts and ceiling tracks. If you’re planning on a ramp installation in the near future, we’d like to offer you these tips to prepare for our arrival in advance: What kind of a ramp do you need? Do you have […]

4 Ways To Observe Men’s Health Month

Posted on: June 7th, 2017 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

June is Men’s Health Month and Jayhawk Pharmacy is bringing you pertinent information about men’s health and what you can do to improve your health during this month. Get moving this month to work towards a healthier lifestyle. Get moving during Men’s Health Month – Schedule a Doctor’s Appt– As age increases, so does your […]

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 […]

Signs That Your Baby is Full

Posted on: April 24th, 2017 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

When adults are done eating, we put down the fork and walk away from the table. Breastfeeding babies aren’t so straightforward, however. Often, babies will continue to latch on even after they’re satisfied, usually suckling for comfort. Jayhawk Pharmacy is here to help. Today we will offer a good method to tell when your baby […]

8 Tips to Using a CPAP During Allergy Season

Posted on: April 18th, 2017 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

For most people, the phrase “April showers bring May flowers” means that it’s time for fun outdoor activities with friends and family. But for those who suffer from both seasonal allergies and sleep apnea, the first sign of spring can mean restless nights, nasal congestion, and near-impossible CPAP therapy. Thankfully, Jayhawk Pharmacy has come up […]