Tag Archives: Preventative Medicine

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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Food-Drug Interactions: Foods that Affect the Way Medications Work

Food-Drug Interactions: Foods that Affect the Way Medications Work

Did you know that what you eat can affect the way your medications work? Many people have prescribed medications for everything from an illness to high blood pressure. These medications can each have an interaction with the foods you eat. Some foods can intensify or weaken the medications you take which can be harmful to […]

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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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Oral Health and Disease: Why Prevention Matters

Oral Health and Disease: Why Prevention Matters

Good oral hygiene doesn’t protect just your teeth. What happens in your mouth affects almost every other part of the body. When health professionals look in your mouth, they may see symptoms of serious conditions like heart disease, diabetes and chronic infection. The Compounding Pharmacy of America helps patients improve the health of their entire […]

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Preventative Medicine: When, How And Why

Preventative Medicine: When, How And Why

If you are like the majority of people, you probably only visit a doctor when you are sick. What if you could prevent certain illnesses before they take over your life? Many doctors are beginning to practice preventative medicine to help their patients avoid certain conditions such as diabetes, asthma, and certain types of cancer. […]

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