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Fast Diagnosis and Pain Relief General Dentistry I Crown and Bridgework I Implants I Orthodontics Braces -Invisalign I Cosmetic Dentistry and Bleaching I Periodontal Specialists I Oral Surgery I Oral Hygiene Services I Nitrous Oxide I Johann Pretorius BDS (Rand) J Victor Eagan DDS Orthodontist Dr del Amo DMD Periodontist practice also helps you to accept the sit-uation instead of fighting it; you will feel a sense of relief. • Exercise is one of the most impor-tant things you can do to combat stress. It might sound strange but putting phys-ical stress on your body through exer-cise can help relieve mental stress. This is achieved by reducing cortisol levels and by releasing endorphins. Try to find an activity you enjoy, such as walking, dancing or yoga. • Practice relaxation techniques: Yoga, meditation and deep breathing, help your body relax and make you feel calm. Aromatic therapy is also a form of relaxation. Try adding a few drops of essential oils to hot water and inhale. Relaxing scents such as chamomile and lavender used in diffusion help invoke a calm and relaxed mood. A wide range of essential oils and blends are available at Flamingo Pharmacy. • A good night’s rest helps in lessen-ing stress levels. Sleep is the body’s nat-ural way of restoring and rejuvenating itself. If you are having trouble sleeping for the generally recommended seven to eight hours per night, natural supple-ments such as melatonin and valerian might help as they act as mild sedatives. Remember to consult a doctor or phar-macist as some supplements can inter-act with specific medications or may not be suitable if you have specific health conditions. • You do not have to face it alone! An active support group is a fantastic way of handling stress. Find that one, great, sympathetic friend to lend an ear or show support. Spending time with a loved one can drastically alleviate stress. We advise you to seek medical help for chronic stress, as this can lead to other health issues. • Make time for yourself. Find a bal-ance to maintain your commitments as well as carving out time for yourself. Personal time helps you to rejuvenate and start over. This will lead to a healthi-er and happier you. I Written by the staff of Flamingo Pharmacy PHOTOS BY WWW.LISAADARAPHOTO.COM D ENTAL S ERVICES Medical Building Leeward Hwy, Providenciales c 231-6744 drjo@dentist.tc WWW.DENTIST.TC Dr Mellado DMD, MS Periodontist CALL 946-4321 FOR APPOINTMENTS Beth Otto-Darko BSc, DipHE Hygiene & Therapy HAIRCUTS COLOUR KERATIN TREATMENTS WEDDING HAIRCARE LIVE BALANCED. LIVE WELL. I Full Service Pharmacy I Official Distributors of GNC Live Well I Extensive Supply of Vitamins & Sports Supplements I Natural Beauty Lines including Burts Bees, Dr Bronners I Hotel Delivery Services Tel 946-5093 m a x ime EUROPEAN HAIR STYLIST le salon MAXIME LE SALON Caicos Cafe Plaza, Grace Bay Tel/Fax: 649-946-5093 READ ALL ABOUT THE TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS Open Mon to Sat 9am-7pm • Sunday (call) • Located at the main IGA Complex on Leeward Highway Call 649.941.4527 • Fax 649-941-4098 • info@flamingopharmacy.com • www.flamingopharmacy.com WhereWhenHow.com Visit the Turks & Caicos Islands at www.WhereWhenHow.com NOV/DEC/JAN/FEB 2017/2018 • • • • • 27

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