If you are concerned that you or a loved one may be suffering from osteoporosis, a bone density test can evaluate the current health of your bones.
When you have osteoporosis, your body is not able to sufficiently produce new bone material to make up for the natural loss of bone over time. The result is a weakening of bone matter, making you more prone to broken bones and the lengthened recovery period that follows. Continue reading
Nearly 20% of Americans contract the flu every year, and they miss an average of three workdays as a result. Prepare for flu season by getting your flu shot early!
Flu season arrives in late September and can extend through May. Approximately one in five people in the U.S. will become infected with the influenza virus. The influenza virus passes through physical contact with a contagious person, so avoid infected people as much as possible and take the right precautions with your own health. Continue reading
Compounding pharmacies are a vital resource for people who need specialized medications, have hard-to-find prescriptions, or need modifications to accommodate allergies.
What Is a Compounding Pharmacy?
A compounding pharmacy prepares customized medications and drugs—under the direction of a doctor’s prescription—specific to your medical needs and personal preferences. Your compounding pharmacy can create a formulation to fulfill most special requirements, including: Continue reading
The HCG diet is an option for those who desire to lose excess weight more quickly than with traditional dieting. By combining HCG injections with dietary changes, you can enjoy weight loss in a short time.
The HCG diet is a weight loss program that utilizes Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) to improve the effectiveness of dieting. HCG is a hormone commonly produced by pregnant women to maintain the production of progesterone in the ovaries during the first trimester of pregnancy. HCG triggers nutrient storage and stimulates metabolism in pregnant women, while neutralizing the side effects of malnutrition. Continue reading