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    April 6, 2019
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COMMUNITY HEALTH CORNER With Chief Pharmacist, Polly McDonald at Thrifty White Pharmacy 387 11" Street South in Wahpeton, ND. Don't Let Spring Allergies Bring You Down! Spring will be in full bloom before you know it... but before it does get a jump start on allergy season! Millions of Americans suffer from seasonal allergies. When plants start to bloom allergy sufferers start sniffing and sneezing, Many people wait to treat their allergY symptoms once they are full blown and miserable. Waiting to manage your symptoms until it's too late can mean you may need stronger and additional allergy medicines or more intensive treatment throughout the course of the season. By taking allergy medicine before the season and your symptoms start, you can reduce your suffering. The sooner you start the better! This type of treatment is called pretreatment. If you know which spring allergies trigger your symptoms, start taking your medicines a few weeks before the season actually starts. Medicines include. nasal spray, eye drops and antihistamines. Antihistamines are an easy and effective way to ease your discomfort. Many of these medications offer long-lasting relief and are non drowsy To reduce your allergies and manage your symptoms follow these steps. Don't take more allergy medication than needed and take as prescibed. Talk with your doctor and ask if an allergy test is right for you Dust and vacuum your home regularly. Keep your pets bathed and cleaned. Don't dry your clothes outside, use your dryer Don't tackle too much yardwork. Mowing and . Change air conditioning and heating raking can sir up alergens Track pollen counts and stay indoors as much air filters often, Wash your bedding weekly in hot water Shower before bed to rinse off ary pollen as possible when the counts are high. Talk with your local Thrifty White pharmacist for treatment tips of seasonal allergies and spend more time enjoying Spring! New location in B opening Monday. Aptit 161 O Employee Owned 387 11t Street S. . Wahpeton, ND (701) 642-2336 Pharmacy Hours: Nen- Thur: 8:30am-6pm Friday: 8:30am-5:30pm Sat: 9am-1pm Sum: Closed R) PHARMA 50 Minnesota Ave. Breckenridge, MN (218) 643-3871 Store Hours: Momfri: 9am 6pm Sat: 9am-2pm Sun: Noom-4pm ONUNE lineDruastore