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What’s in OTC Miracle Mouthwash?

2018-11-28T19:48:57+00:00November 28th, 2018|Blog|

Beginning early 2018 Federal regulators have prohibited the preparation of any compounded item without a doctor's prescription. There are no prescription items in the formula listed below. However, it may only be compounded if ordered by a doctor licensed to write prescriptions. The ingredients are important but the new interpretation focuses on the activity of [...]

BITTER – A Mysterious Flavor with Health Benefits

2018-11-02T19:00:21+00:00November 10th, 2018|Blog|

WHAT IS IT? Generally, humans can detect five basic flavors; sweet, sour, bitter, salty and umami (savory, characteristic of broths and cooked meats). Bitter is the most sensitive of all tastes​. Bitterness has an excitable quality that some people might describe as disagreeable or harsh. The very word “bitter” has become associated ​in our language [...]

The FLU is coming! Big Damn Deal.

2018-11-09T16:55:47+00:00November 9th, 2018|Blog|

THE FLU (influenza virus in all it's mutation) has always been here and it will never go away. It is known by various names, yet it remains a common infection – sometimes of the sinuses, the stomach, the joints, and even combinations. This is not to downplay the discomfort or the possibility for disastrous outcomes, [...]

An Open Letter to Doctors About ED Injections

2018-11-02T17:25:27+00:00November 1st, 2018|Blog|

Dear Doctor; Many men are interested in using Triple Mix (sometimes referred to as TriMix) injections as a treatment for Erectile Dysfunction (ED). They  are searching for pharmacies close to home that prepare these injections. Some of them are already your patients and some will be new to you. To make the transition and prescribing [...]

The Mystique of Laboratory Testing

2018-08-28T18:15:53+00:00August 28th, 2018|Blog|

There is a mystique surrounding laboratory testing. The vast majority of us believe the values we get for any single test sample (blood, urine, saliva, whatever) represent our health status. On the one hand this is truthful, especially when it comes to the most important minerals in our body; sodium , potassium, carbon dioxide, acidity, [...]

Compounded Progesterone Cream REQUIRES Rx

2018-07-11T18:17:28+00:00July 12th, 2018|Blog|

QUESTION: "I see that the FDA in it's nanny state has shut down the natural progesterone cream (and all compounds without a script that you made). I understand you are recommending the NOW brand. There appears to be a lot of brands out there. Is this the only one that passes your inspection? What about one [...]

A 21 day detox program…

2018-06-18T21:31:58+00:00June 21st, 2018|Blog|

Originally posted in 2012 - Updated June 2018. I've been asked to evaluate a detoxification program. Here's the basic premise of the 21-day program; "Removing sugar from your diet is the fastest way to lose fat and increase your energy. When your blood sugar is out of balance it causes depression, causes you to store [...]

Mom Was a Prophet

2018-06-05T15:16:36+00:00June 9th, 2018|Blog|

She wasn't alone, though, because many people of her generation (early to mid-20th century) bore a deep understanding of what it really meant to be healthy. Sadly, they also lived during times when medicine was changing from the old fashioned holistic approach to the modern beliefs about drugs, surgery, and radiation – thank you AMA, [...]

Some Vitamin D Math

2018-06-05T15:22:00+00:00June 7th, 2018|Blog|

We stock and sell a 50,000IU Vitamin D capsule. Seeing as most over the counter Vitamin D supplements are between 1,000IU and 5,000IU per capsule, we get a lot of wide eyed shock. 50,000 IU! WOW! That’s a lot of Vitamin D! Ya think? Take just a few minutes to read this and allow your [...]

The Medical Marijuana Oxymoron

2018-05-25T19:47:55+00:00May 30th, 2018|Blog|

Oxymoron: a figure of speech by which a locution produces an incongruous, seemingly self-contradictory effect, as in "cruel kindness" or "to make haste slowly.". The Eighteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution took effect January 17, 1920 and was repealed by the Twenty-Third Amendment on December 5, 1933. During those 5,071 days of Prohibition, citizens found innumerable [...]

LYME Prevention Makes Sense?

2018-05-15T19:46:56+00:00May 15th, 2018|Blog|

Updated May, 2018 | L.J. Frieders Ironic isn’t in? A single elevated PSA (prostate specific antigen) value and our current medical system goes into a tailspin of treatment and surgery for prostate problems - even when the traditional prostate approach is “watchful waiting”. However, a tick bite that might cause decades of misery is ignored [...]

Is 205 a dangerous heart rate?

2018-05-09T16:58:56+00:00May 9th, 2018|Blog|

CONTENT UPDATED, May, 2018 - L.J. Frieders Right after birth, a person has a heart rate around 159 bpm (beats per minute). By the late teen years that number falls to around 100, and stays in that range for the rest of their life. Stress and exercise and cause this number to climb, but it [...]

Baby Taking Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI)

2017-09-29T16:28:16+00:00September 29th, 2017|Blog|

QUESTION: What would you suggest for a fifteen month old boy who's using a PPI (Protein pump Inhibitor*) medication? Also he has yellow to green stool which varies from clay consistency to liquid with solid. I am his grandmother. LARRY'S REPLY: First, it's good to get off the drugs - for everyone, especially an infant. [...]