Health tips

Take a Peek at the Best Ways to Prevent Conjunctivitis, AKA Pink Eye!

When you think of summer, your first thoughts are probably crashing waves, refreshing beverages, and spending time soaking up the sun! But while we’re relaxing and having fun, bacteria thrive in the heat, planning ways to ruin your summer.  One of the most common summertime bacterial plagues is conjunctivitis, also known as pink eye. Conjunctivitis […]

Recovering From Joint Replacement Surgery With the Right Equipment

Even for the healthiest individuals, joint replacement surgery generally takes a minimum of six weeks of recovery. For other patients, however, this period can be much longer. While in the process of healing, there are a variety of ways that you can make getting around much easier. Whether it’s everyday household items that you may […]

What Your Heart Rate Can Indicate About Your Health

A person’s heart rate can say a lot about them. Heart rate can indicate if you’re physically active, under a lot of stress, or are suffering from an illness. At Saenz Pharmacy, your McAllen pharmacists will share what your heart rate can tell you about your health and what could be causing abnormalities in that […]

Compounding 101: What You Should Know

Sometimes, healthcare providers need to prescribe medicine at strengths that are not manufactured by drug companies, or need to create products with a different method of ingestion. Pharmaceutical compounding provides a way for physicians and compounding pharmacists to customize a prescription to meet the specific needs of a patient. From combining multiple medications into a […]

What Time of Day is Best for Blood Pressure Medications?

In the United States, nearly half of the population (45%) of adults have high blood pressure and only 24% of those with the condition have it under control. Living a normal life with high blood pressure is possible, but in order to do so, you must properly manage it by doing things like taking medication, […]