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Critical role of compounding pharmacy in resolving women fertility problems

Fertility is the natural ability to produce offspring. Women’s fertility is a precious gift that allows them to create life. Unfortunately, women’s fertility declines after 35 as women age, and eventually ceases altogether. This can be a difficult thing to come to terms with, but it’s important to remember that there are still many options …

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Depression taglines and stories

There are depression taglines, and then there are depression stories. Depression taglines and stories are often sad, heartbreaking, and full of loss. The kind that makes your heart hurt. That makes you feel like you’re not alone in the dark. The kind that makes you wish you could reach through the screen and hug the …

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The Benefits of Omega-3, 6, and 9 Fatty Acids

According to the published study regarding Omega-3 intake in Canada, it was determined that the values of the Omega-3 index in the Canadian population put 54.6% at intermediate risk for coronary heart diseases. While, unfortunately, the Omega-3 indices put 42.7% of the population in the high-risk category. Omega-3 index values of less than 4% of …

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Are multivitamins worth taking?

A vitamin is a nutrient that the body needs to grow and develop normally. There are two types of vitamins: water-soluble and fat-soluble. The body can’t store water-soluble vitamins, so they must be taken in every day. The body can store fat-soluble vitamins. Multivitamins have been a topic of debate for many years. Some people …

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Benefits of using foam in compounded medications

In many ways, using foam as a vehicle for compounded medications can be advantageous for both the patient and the pharmacist. Foam is easy to administer, has a rapid onset of action, and is generally well-tolerated. Additionally, foam can help to improve drug absorption and distribution. The benefits of using foam in compounded medications can …

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Compounded Medications: An effective treatment for mouth ulcers resulting from cancer treatments

Mouth ulcers are a common side effect of cancer therapy and can be quite painful. While there are many over-the-counter medications that can be used to treat mouth ulcers, these medications often provide only limited relief. In some cases, a compounded medication may be a better option for the treatment of mouth ulcers from cancer. …

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10 Common questions regarding hypothyroidism in Canada

Highlights: – Hypothyroidism is a condition that affects the thyroid gland and results in less active (lazy) thyroid. – The thyroid gland is responsible for producing thyroid hormone, which is essential for the body to function properly. – Hypothyroidism is a common condition, and it is estimated that up to 10% of the population in …

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