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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 [...]

Ten Day Rule

2018-06-22T14:18:08+00:00June 21st, 2018|Blog|

I was once hit in the face by a volleyball. The hitter was a tall powerful person who really knew how to spike the ball – and I was in the way. My contact lens popped out and I had a massive red eye and a shiner as well. I went to my ophthalmologist the [...]

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 [...]

An Open Letter to Doctors About ED Injections

2018-06-22T19:02:43+00:00May 1st, 2018|Blog|

Dear Doctor; Many men are interested in using Triple Mix (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 more efficient, we’re offering [...]

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. [...]

Rezalin and Hormone Replacement

2017-08-23T17:26:45+00:00August 23rd, 2017|Blog|

QUESTION: I am 50 years old and in peri-menopause and I have discussed hormone replacement with my doctor. I am currently taking Realize, recommended by my doctor, to help with hormone related issues. It has helped with the hot flashes, sleeping and night sweats. My concern - along with my doctor - is that hormones [...]

Maybe It’s NOT All About the Lactose

2017-08-16T21:07:58+00:00August 16th, 2017|Blog|

One description of Lactose Intolerance is, “The inability to fully digest sugar (lactose) in dairy products.” One US government website reports, “Approximately 65 percent of the human population has a reduced ability to digest lactose after infancy..” Some of the symptoms are diarrhea, gas and bloating after consuming dairy products. It’s usually harmless, but its [...]

Dry Eyes

2017-07-24T21:57:32+00:00July 19th, 2017|Blog|

  QUESTION: Larry, I am wondering if you have a solution for my wife's dry eyes. She currently takes the prescription Restasis which is very [unaffordable]. I was reading that there was a study that a solution with Vitamin A has just as much success as the ingredient in Restasis. Do you have (recommend) anything [...]

NASTINESS – A Good Catchall Word for All That Ails Us.

2017-07-10T17:39:36+00:00July 10th, 2017|Blog|

There seems to be a recurring theme describing our world today - nastiness. That’s my chosen word for of all the hostilities, war, conflicts, differences of opinions, poor sportsmanship, strong opinions, abusive and insulting language, bigotry, racism, religious persecution, and so on. The nasty list is long and getting longer by the minute. Perhaps it's [...]