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4 10, 2020

Compounded Medications Help with Radiation and Chemo Side Effects

By: O. Julius Quarcoo Chemotherapy and radiation therapy destroys cancer cells and it also destroys healthy cells in the process, including cells in the lining of the mouth and the gastrointestinal tract. This explains why there can be nausea and vomiting with most chemo and radiation treatments. Patients who have a difficult time taking oral medications to treat nausea and [...]

4 10, 2020

Autoimmune Diseases and How They Affect Your Body

By: O. Julius Quarcoo Our immune system is a complex system that keeps us safe by identifying foreign intruders that enter our body or come in contact with us. If it deems any of these external factors as dangerous, it produces antibodies to destroy these harmful invaders. However, if you have an autoimmune disease, your immune system mistakenly attacks healthy [...]

31 08, 2020

Compounding Pharmacies Can Create Better Pharmaceutical Solutions

Before the 20th Century, the purpose of a pharmacy was to compound medications by combining one or more active pharmaceutical ingredients into a customized treatment for an individual patient’s needs. Very few pharmacies provide customized compound services these days. Without compounding pharmacies, the needs of patients who can’t have medication containing gluten, dairy, preservatives, or dyes would go unmet. Mass-produced [...]

31 08, 2020

Keep Cortisol in Check for Optimum Health and Stress Relief

Stress is an inherent part of life. No matter how hard we try to control stress, it seems to linger. However, experts tell us we must learn to control our stress levels or else it would eventually deteriorate our health. While cortisol, often called the stress hormone, has a bad rap, it is needed to keep the body in a [...]

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