The brain you’re born with must last you a lifetime, treat it with tender loving care. While the cells in other parts of your body are constantly renewing themselves, your brain cells are not. Never fear, there are a variety of brain-healthy habits that you can employ to keep your brain in tiptop shape: Exercise … Continue reading It’s Your Brain, Take Care of It
The pre- and early menopausal years continue to wreak havoc on many women’s hormone levels, and the effects can be very discouraging. You might even feel as if you no longer enjoy life the way you once did. But there’s no reason that you have to white-knuckle it through this hormonal rollercoaster, help is available … Continue reading Cause & Effect: A Look at Hormonal Imbalance
While you may associate anxiety mostly with humans, animals can be just as prone to anxiety in certain situations. In fact, aside from aggression, anxiety is the second most common behavioral disorder in dogs. Like humans, anxiety can have many different symptoms in dogs, including crying, whining, barking, pacing, or acting out in various ways. … Continue reading Compounding for Anxiety in Animals
Sleep is essential for our bodies to perform properly. Without the necessary sleep, you can lose focus, become irritable, and make regular errors at your job or school. Many people who cannot easily fall asleep or stay asleep for a period of time are desperate to get a good night’s rest, so they turn to … Continue reading How to Properly Treat Insomnia
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) reports that households in the United States have almost 80 million dogs and 96 million cats as pets. In addition, many households have other types of pets including fish, birds, and exotic animals. These pets regularly become close members of the family and we … Continue reading Compounding – The Future of Pet Healthcare
At Kress Specialized Apothecary, we pride ourselves on helping our patients fill their prescriptions in the ways that make the most sense for them as an individual. As a compounding pharmacy, we have much greater flexibility in the ways to fulfill these tasks, a flexibility that is a great boon for provider and patient alike. … Continue reading How Compounding Pharmacies Help Physicians and Veterinarians
Millions of people develop melasma, a common skin condition that causes discoloration of the face each year and the overwhelming majority of those people are women, many of whom are pregnant. In fact, the brownish spots that often appear on the forehead or face have been referred to as the “mask” of pregnancy. These spots … Continue reading Compounding for Melasma
As men get older, they will start to notice changes in their body’s functioning. If you are feeling fatigued, having sexual problems or no sex drive, or if your muscles or joints feel weak, your testosterone levels may have decreased. In some cases, testosterone therapy can be of great help for men suffering from low … Continue reading Could Testosterone Replacement Therapy Be Right for You?
Pharmacogenetic testing is the process of determining how a person’s genetic makeup will determine his or her responsiveness to drugs. It is a combination of pharmacology and genetics that allows medical professionals to tailor pharmaceutical treatment to an individual patient. What are the Benefits of Pharmacogenetic Testing? Many drugs have the potential to cause side-effects … Continue reading What is Pharmacogenetics?
Losing a significant amount of weight takes time, commitment, and discipline. In this day and age of instant gratification, many Americans do not want to watch what they eat and exercise for an extended period of time. Instead, they want weight loss NOW. For this reason, many people turn to over-the-counter weight loss pills and … Continue reading Weight Loss Pills and Supplements To Avoid