This year is a milestone year for me and as many of my school friends birthdays come up, I'm starting to think about the aging process. Don't get me wrong, I think people can look fabulous at any age and am not looking for eternal youth. But I think the key to looking and feeling great at any age comes back to what we put into our bodies and how we look after them.
Today we are going to look at ways to reduce the cost of your medications and how you can get the most out of each visit you make to the pharmacy. Many medicines in New Zealand are subsidised by the government and you make a contribution to the cost, but read the full column to find 6 ways that you can save on the cost of your medicines.
IBS is an increasingly common syndrome ... Certain spices can be used to calm the gut. Try cooking with cinnamon, cardamom, coriander, cumin or ginger to naturally boost digestion. Try this soup containing ginger as a lovely "IBS-friendly" meal.
As seen in the HB Today, read this month's health topic, Arthritis: tips to make life easier. Arthritis clinics On Wednesday 25th June, Arthritis educator Zoe McGavock will be hosting small group clinics on Osteoarthritis (1:30pm) and inflammatory arthritis (3:00pm) in store at Ahuriri Pharmacy. Spaces in the clinics are limited so phone today on 835 7948 or email on firstname.lastname@example.org to book your space. There is no charge to attend but Arthritis NZ welcomes donations.