Frequently Asked Questions with Demi - Alive Pharmacist

How often should I check my blood pressure for general health purposes?

It is recommended for adults to check their blood pressure once a month. If you are taking certain prescribed medications, you may need to check it more often. If you have started blood pressure medication you should be checking it twice a day for 1 to 3 months or until your blood pressure is under control.

Which is better for easing pain to aching joints from arthritis, applying heat or an ice pack?

Both, actually! Applying something cold to the area will reduce the swelling and numb the area. Heat loosens up the muscles and increases flexibility while increasing circulation. Using both the cold and heat in conjunction with each other works well. Everyone has their preference. Those who suffer from osteoarthritis generally find applying heat works best.

I am suffering from a bit of stress and cannot sleep. Is there a vitamin supplement that can help me help me sleep better?

Yes! There are a variety of vitamin products that can be used to help sleep. They have ingredients in them that how cause drowsiness as well as reducing stress to help you relax and fall asleep. One popular product is Ethical Nutrients Triple Action Sleep Support which helps your fall asleep, stay asleep and improve the quality of your sleep.