The Little Mineral That Could: PART 2

In our last post, we talked about our favorite mineral, magnesium! And we wanted to show you that even if you're not taking any prescriptions, you could be deficient in this precious mineral. Your diet can deplete magnesium. Symptoms such as insomnia, constipation, and migraines, are just a few complaints associated with magnesium deficiency ...

OVERWHELMED by OTCs?

As pharmacists, we are often asked how to treat the common cold and other upper respiratory issues with over-the-counter (OTC) products...and our best advice? Treat the symptoms with the fewest number of medications, add healthy fruit and veggies to increase your vitamin C, and drink lots of water! But choosing ...

Baby, It’s COLD OUTSIDE

As the weather changes, so comes the cough and cold season. Are you doomed to be a victim? You don’t have to be! It is possible to get healthy AND stay healthy even through the winter months. The answer is in biotics—PREbiotics and PRObiotics can prevent ANTIbiotics! When we talk ...

THE RACE TO REDUCE CHOLESTEROL

The Race to Reduce Cholesterol... Or what we like to call "Throwing the Baby Out with the Bath Water." Now why would we say that? Isn’t cholesterol the reason for heart disease? If that was true, and given how many people are taking cholesterol-lowering medications, why is heart disease STILL ...

Rx Robbers

Have you considered the fact that your medications may be just as harmful as they are helpful? Are Your Medications Robbing Peter to Pay Paul?? When we left off last week, we said a pill for every ill has led to an overprescribed, yet unhealthy, society! Now imagine that those ...

A Pill for Every ILL

Why are we becoming a society that relies on medication for everything? Let’s look at the evolution of pharmacy according to bag size... Looking back over the last 20 years, the number of prescriptions the average person took on a regular basis would fit in a bag similar in size ...