Cloverdale Pharmasave Health Centre
5778 176A Street
Surrey, British Columbia
V3S 4H3
P: 604-576-2888
F: 604-576-2882
Store Hours:

Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sundays: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Statutory Holidays: CLOSED

Pharmasave Steveston Village
105 - 12420 No. 1 Road
Richmond, British Columbia
V7E 6N2
P: 604.232.0159
F: 604.232.0526
Store Hours:

Monday – Saturday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sundays: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Statutory Holidays: CLOSED

 

Allergy Prep

March 26, 2021

By Christine Cheng, R.Ph. and Fred Cheng, R.Ph.

Q: Allergy season is just around the corner and I suffer miserably every year. Is there anything I can do to prepare my body so that I’m not completely dependent on antihistamines for the next few months?

A: Seasonal allergies occur when one person’s immune system becomes sensitized and overreacts to allergens in the environment that other people’s immune system do not react to. Because of this, a homeopathic remedy known as THYMULINE can be beneficial as its role is to help balance the immune system. Taken just once weekly and alternating with a homeopathic form of pollen, it is a powerful combination to “train” your immune system not to be so overreactive. Another option is NATURAL D-HISTâ„¢ from Ortho Molecular Products available in both adult and “junior” versions. They are a combination of quercetin, stinging nettles leaf extract, bromelain, n-Acetyl cysteine (NAC) and vitamin C that can calm the allergic response while reducing the symptoms associated with seasonal allergies.

Christine and Fred Cheng are a passionate, charismatic sister-brother pharmacist team at their unique, family-operated Pharmasave stores in Cloverdale and Steveston, B.C. They specialize in natural remedies and compounding for both human and veterinarian use. Everything mentioned in their article is available InStore.

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