One of the worst things about a minor ailment is often the hassle involved in getting treatment. Mild medical conditions like acne or seasonal allergies likely won’t cause any harm if left untreated, but they are incredibly frustrating at their worst and can certainly make comfortable day-to-day living much harder! Unfortunately, finding solutions often involves either weeks of waiting to see the family doctor or hours of waiting in a walk-in clinic, not to mention missing work or school in the process. No wonder it can be hard to decide whether the ailment or obtaining treatment is the bigger inconvenience!
Luckily for those in Saskatchewan and select other provinces, a doctor’s appointment isn’t the only way to get the treatment we need! A local Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacist is also able to evaluate minor ailments from cold sores to muscle pain and prescribe appropriate medications for the problem! And with back-to-school season just around the corner, I’ll soon be heading off to see my pharmacist and find the best solution for my family’s seasonal allergies. [Read more…]