What is a Compounding Pharmacy?

What exactly is a compounding pharmacy? What do they do differently than chain pharmacies? The answer can be simplified down to one word: personalization. A compounding pharmacy is defined as a pharmacy that prepares personalized medications by mixing, combining, or altering ingredients of a drug to create a tailored medication to meet a patient’s specific […]

Is there a difference between progesterone and progestin?

Is there a difference between the hormones progesterone and progestin? This is a frequently asked question regarding progesterone. Nest Guzman, Pharmacy Student from the Class of 2015 just completed a clinical rotation at our pharmacy and offers this information on the topic: Progesterone is a natural hormone produced by the adrenal gland and the ovaries […]

Nutritional Supplements for Heart Disease Prevention with Resveratrol

Heart Disease Symptoms, Prevention and Nutritional Supplements including Resveratrol Symptoms Researchers believe that chronic inflammation may be a contributing factor to heart disease. Inflammation can cause blood clotting, which can block the blood flow to your heart leading to heart disease and potentially a heart attack. There are many causes of hidden inflammation in our […]

Basics of Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy – BHRT

What is Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT)? Although Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) has been criticized by some in the media, there are increasing reports supporting its use. For decades, traditional medicine has supported the use of synthetic Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT), but the risks associated and documented with synthetic HRT are numerous and frightening. […]

Hormonal Imbalance

Hormonal Imbalance : How do you know if your hormone level are within balance?  This is one of the most frequently asked questions by our customers, including both men and women. For overall good health, both mentally and physically, our hormone levels should be at proper levels and balanced. When our hormone levels start to […]

Welcome to the World of Functional Foods!

    Functional Foods Welcome to the world of “Functional Foods” – Finally, functional foods are gaining the attention they truly deserve. Functional Foods are foods that have a potentially positive effect on health. All foods are functional in the sense that they have nutrients or other substances that provide energy, sustain growth or support […]

Vitamin C Benefits – Greater than Orange Juice

Vitamin C Benefits – Greater than Orange Juice                                                               Written by Debra Pearson Vitamin C, or ascorbic acid, gets a lot of attention, and perhaps rightly so. […]

Turmeric Benefits

Turmeric Benefits The medicinal and beneficial properties of turmeric, and its active ingredient curcumin, have been discovered gradually over the centuries, starting with Indian and Ancient Chinese medicinal practices. Long known for its anti-inflammatory properties, recent research reveals that turmeric is a natural wonder, providing beneficial in the treatment of many different health conditions from Cancer […]

Best Protein Powder for Weight Loss

Protein Powder for Weight Loss The holidays have come and gone and for most of us, we are definitely feeling the overindulgence of rich food, drink and too little rest! It is time to get back to our routines and fortunately there are a few relatively painless and convenient ways to shed those extra holiday pounds. Protein […]

Digestive Enzymes Supplements May Help Digest The Holidays!

Digestive Enzymes Supplements May Help Digest the Holidays –  by Debra Pearson With the Holidays upon us, we tend to eat more rich foods, drink more alcohol and indulge in sweets, candies and desserts. Digestive enzymes may be very helpful in our digestive processes and reward us with a healthier, better feeling tummy! Digestive Enzymes […]