Category Archives: Health and Wellness

Knowing What to Ask About Erectile Dysfunction

Knowing What to Ask About Erectile Dysfunction

Sexual health is a cornerstone of personal wellbeing, and many men throughout the U.S. struggle with erectile dysfunction but are uncomfortable broaching the situation with their doctor. If this common issue is affecting your daily life, know that it’s a common issue – even if people are reluctant to talk about it. Here are some […]

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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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Hormone Deficiencies, Diabetes & Benefits of Compounding Medications

Hormone Deficiencies, Diabetes & Benefits of Compounding Medications

Taking several diabetic medications could be a burden for patients with diabetes. Nonetheless, there is a great possibility of missing a dose due to an overwhelming number of drugs which needs to be taken on different intervals. Compounding these medications especially prescribed for your individual needs comes handy. Diabetes, also called diabetes mellitus, is a […]

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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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Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month: Protecting Your Child’s Eyes

Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month: Protecting Your Child’s Eyes

It’s August, and not only are your kids likely going back to school this month, but it’s also (by little coincidence) Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month. Prevent Blindness, a nationwide advocacy organization, first designated this month-long holiday, if you will, in 2014. Now is the time to get your children’s eyes checked before school […]

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What Are Statins: FAQs on Cholesterol Medications

What Are Statins: FAQs on Cholesterol Medications

You’ve probably heard this name recently in commercials or even in TV shows or movies: statins. The obvious question that follows is, “What are statins?” Statins are a class of medications that are typically prescribed for high cholesterol, although they do serve a few other purposes, which will we get to later. To find out […]

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Understanding Hormone Imbalance in Women: Testing, Treatment and FAQs

Understanding Hormone Imbalance in Women: Testing, Treatment and FAQs

Hormones are chemical messengers in the body that primarily control bodily functions such as metabolism, digestion, sleep, respiration, stress, mood, movement, reproduction, growth and tissue function. They are produced by different glands in the endocrine system such as the hypothalamus, pituitary, thyroid, adrenal, pancreas, ovaries (women), and testes (men). When normal production and levels of […]

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How Tennessee Counties Ranked for Health and Healthcare in 2017

How Tennessee Counties Ranked for Health and Healthcare in 2017

While we know a variety of factors are instrumental in assuring good health, not every area in Tennessee has equal access to the opportunities that promote healthy options and assure optimal health levels. As awareness increases throughout the state, so does the likelihood of communities coming together to strategize and promote the reduction of statewide […]

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Mental Effects of Stress: Learning to Relax in the Face of Everyday Stress

Mental Effects of Stress: Learning to Relax in the Face of Everyday Stress

While there are times when stress can act as a motivating force that promotes the exertion of extra effort in hopes of meeting a goal, the reality is that stress is often negative. Primarily, it can be severely damaging when an individual experiences high stress levels over an extended period of time. Luckily, there are ways […]

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Common Inactive Ingredients in Prescription Drugs

Common Inactive Ingredients in Prescription Drugs

What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You If you regularly take medication, you may be ingesting more than just what your doctor prescribed. Many medications contain the pain reliever acetaminophen, a substance that even in low doses can cause liver damage. Prescription drugs also contain a wide range of fillers, artificial flavors, coatings and other […]

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