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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

2019-03-07T22:31:40+00:00August 28th, 2018|Blog|

There is a mystique that surrounds 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 essential 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 [...]

Mom Was a Prophet

2019-03-08T21:10:45+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, [...]

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 The Eighteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution took effect January 17, 1920 and was repealed by the Twenty-Third Amendment on December 5, 1933.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 [...]

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 [...]