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What are Poison Ivy Rashes, and How can Compounding Help?

For the last two years, we've been stuck inside our houses. Not able to go outside or do things that we want. But that has ended. Restrictions are lifting, and we can now go outdoor and enjoy nature. People are...

Everything You Need to Know About Keeping Your Brain Sharp as You Age

It's no secret that our minds change as we age. We may find that it takes longer to learn new things or that recalling memories becomes more difficult. This can be frustrating, but fortunately, there are ways to keep our...

Serotonin: What Is It and How Does It Affect Us?

Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that is found in the brain and spinal cord. It affects mood, social behaviour, appetite, digestion, sleep, memory and sexual desire and function. Serotonin is made in the body by combining the amino acid tryptophan with...

Brand Name Drugs vs Generic Name Drugs: What’s the Difference?

When you go to the pharmacy to pick up a prescription, you might be surprised at the price difference between brand name drugs and generic name drugs. Generic drugs are often much cheaper than their branded counterparts, but many people...

Everything You Need to Know About Parkinson’s Disease: What Is It, Stages, and Progression

Parkinson’s disease is a chronic and progressive neurological disorder. It is characterized by the presence of Lewy bodies in the brain. As Parkinson’s disease progresses, these Lewy bodies accumulate and damage nerve cells, which leads to problems with movement, coordination,...

High Blood Pressure Causes and Natural Remedies

High blood pressure is a serious condition. It can lead to heart disease, stroke, and other health problems if it is not treated. If you suffer from high blood pressure, you are not alone. In fact, according to the Centers...

Can You Take Multiple Allergy Medications at the Same Time?

For millions of people, spring is marked by sneezing, itchy eyes, and a runny nose. Even though this seasonal aggravation isn't life-threatening, allergies can make normal activities more difficult and cause you to stay indoors during nice weather. Many allergy...

Reasons You Might Feel Pain or Soreness in The Roof of Your Mouth

Having a sore or hurting roof of the mouth is not pleasant. In addition to reducing your desire to consume food and drinks, it can also make you wince when you speak. Find out what causes this pain. Causes of...

Compounding for Patients in Hospices: What You Need to Know

Many families have concerns regarding ensuring that their loved one receives the best possible medication management when they enter a hospice program to receive end-of-life care. A family member's concern for pain and discomfort is always at the forefront of...

How to Split Pills Safely: Everything You Need to Know

If you're like most people, you probably don't enjoy taking pills. They can be difficult to swallow, and sometimes they don't seem to work the way they're supposed to. But what if you had a way to make taking pills...

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