The Media Catches a Clue… And, Naturally, Comes to the WRONG Conclusion

Recently, CBS News posted an investigative report about a TELEMARKETING SCAM.  Yes, yelling capital letters on the word “Telemarketing.”  The original story can be found here, but here’s the breakdown.  A telemarketing company has been calling people over the phone and asking whether they are in pain and whether they think this requires medications or […]

The FDA vs. Compounding Pharmacies: a Case of Blinders and Bias

All of you who follow our page have been impacted by our compounding pharmacy or are curious about what compounding can provide to you.  Let me first define what compounding is.  Compounding is making small batches of medication for personalized care for their patients.  When you bring us your prescription we make it for YOU. […]

Magnesium and Diabetes: Delicious Treatment

Recently an article was posted on WorldHealth.net on preventing Type II Diabetes with increased magnesium intake.  You can read the short article here.  Four medical journal articles on the subject have been published in Diabetes Care (a medical journal funded by the American Diabetes Association) on the subject, including a Meta-Analysis (a study made up of […]

What is Low Dose Naltrexone Treatment, What Can It Do For You, and What Can You Do For Research?

This is a blog we posted around 2011.  We are trying to get the word out about this treatment and help fuel research.  Please read and follow the links and YouTube video below!  Thank you so much! Your’s In Health, Mixtures Pharmacy Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) is a much smaller dose of naltrexone than what […]

What is Sugar? by PharmD Candidate V. Chyan

Overview          Carbohydrates, or sugars, are made up of molecules that are known as monosaccharides (mono=one, saccharide= sugar compound). These monosaccharides are simple sugars and consist of glucose, fructose, and galactose. The 3 molecules are the building blocks of carbohydrates. Glucose can be found in a variety of food and fruits and is primarily used in […]

Yeast Infections: Treatments and Prevention by Student Guest Blogger

If you’ve ever experienced the uncomfortable symptoms of a vaginal yeast infection, you’re not alone: approximately 75% of all women will experience at least one episode throughout their lifetime, and 40-50% of them will have at least one recurrence.  Yeast infections are one of the most common vaginal infections, particularly in women of childbearing age. […]

Magnesium Deficiency: The Mineral for What Ails You

A couple weeks ago I put out a shout out for help choosing a new topic for the blog.  I have tons of opinions and lots of things that I’m interested in, but I want to write about things that interest you, as my readers.  A pharmacist friend of mine suggested that I write about […]

Does My Liver Make Me Look Fat: Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

I’m just going to point out that, just because you’re a healthcare professional doesn’t mean that you’re an expert at everything and you aren’t beyond being surprised when medical conditions show up in your friends and family.  Recently I’ve had a couple friends that have presented with cases of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).  I […]

Food Allergies and Rheumatoid Arthritis: One of the Missing Links?

These are questions that I get asked quite a lot: Do food allergies, intolerances, or glutens make rheumatoid arthritis worse?  Is there anything that can be done to ease arthritis pain or prevent flair ups that doesn’t involve taking more medications? Let us, first, remember that rheumatoid arthritis is caused by the immune system.  If […]

Probiotics: Necessary or Just Another Fad

Last blog we discussed GERD and eating a healthy diet, as well as a few medications used to treat GERD.  We even touched on probiotics for a moment, but one of our reads screamed out “MORE!!”  (Okay so she wasn’t that demanding, but that was the basic message). So lets start at the beginning: Our […]