Author Archives: Compounding Pharmacy of America

Are You Among Those at Increased Risk for Colorectal Cancer?

Are You Among Those at Increased Risk for Colorectal Cancer?

Colorectal cancer, or cancer of the large intestine (colon) and rectum, is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. The rising prevalence of colorectal cancer leads to a few important questions. Who is most at risk for colorectal cancer? How do you know if you are at risk? Can you do anything […]

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Are The Measles Truly Back To Stay?

Are The Measles Truly Back To Stay?

Measles is one of the most contagious diseases ever studied – in fact, as many as nine out of every ten unvaccinated people who are exposed to the measles virus will contract it. Although the CDC officially declared the disease “eliminated” in 2000 due to record low numbers and thorough vaccination, the number of cases […]

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What Every Dog Owner Should Know About Giving their Pet Medicine

What Every Dog Owner Should Know About Giving their Pet Medicine

If your beloved pet has a medical condition, you may struggle with administering the medication your vet prescribes to help them feel better. While these medicines can manage, treat, or even cure the problem effectively, your furry friend may be less than excited about taking them. As unpleasant as the experience might be, you need […]

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What is Homeopathic Medicine? Does is play a role in healthcare?

What is Homeopathic Medicine? Does is play a role in healthcare?

Homeopathic medicine (homeopathy) is a form of alternative medicine that uses microscopic amounts of natural substances, which in larger doses would bring on a disease, to heal a patient. Homeopathy has been around since the 19th century, when it was used quite frequently and is still practiced around the world. Since the advent of newer […]

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Eczema And Psoriasis: Skin Conditions That Decrease Quality Of Life

Eczema And Psoriasis: Skin Conditions That Decrease Quality Of Life

Eczema and psoriasis may be markedly different skin conditions, but both can cause itchy, painful symptoms that affect quality of life. According to the National Eczema Association, around 10% of Americans – 31.6 million, experience some type of eczema in a given year. Research from the National Eczema Foundation also describes how adults experience negative […]

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Optimism Plays A Role In Good Health

Optimism Plays A Role In Good Health

March is National Optimism Month, and research gives us plenty of reasons to try to create some positive energy for ourselves. Mounting evidence suggests that having a positive attitude can help people recover from surgery and conquer major illnesses such as heart disease. When people exercise optimism in the earliest stages of a disease, they […]

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Cold Weather Can Exacerbate Your Arthritis Pain

Cold Weather Can Exacerbate Your Arthritis Pain

Do you feel telltale aches and pains when the temperatures begin to dip? You are not alone. Many Americans report an increase in discomfort during the winter months, specifically as it pertains to joint pain. Experts are not sure why arthritis pain becomes worse during the winter months, but many sufferers say that they experience […]

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Hormone Deficiencies, Diabetes & Benefits of Compounding Medications

Hormone Deficiencies, Diabetes & Benefits of Compounding Medications

Diabetes, also called diabetes mellitus, is a condition in which the body can no longer produce, or can no longer use, insulin. The body requires insulin to turn sugar into energy, but if it no longer makes insulin or can no longer use it, the sugar builds up in the bloodstream. This sugar accumulation in […]

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Palliative Care And Compounding Medication Pair Well

Palliative Care And Compounding Medication Pair Well

Palliative care is often confused with hospice care, despite their different end goals. Palliative care does not have a specific deadline and focuses on relieving pain and suffering as much as possible. Due to this objective, compounding medicine makes a natural fit for palliative care and can assist with personalized pain relief. What Is Palliative […]

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Why People Over 55 Should Consider Compounding Rx for Accuracy and Efficacy

Why People Over 55 Should Consider Compounding Rx for Accuracy and Efficacy

Older adults, especially people over 55, face many unique concerns when it comes to their personal health. The Compounding Pharmacy of America offers a wide range of medication services that can make it easier for older adults to track and manage their medications. Older adults who take multiple medications, have sensitivities to additives or preservatives, […]

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