Tips for Healthy Holiday Travel

If you are traveling this holiday season, don’t let illnesses ruin your experience. Since winter is cold and flu season, it’s important to protect yourself and your family from common viruses that are around. Keep the following tips in mind, so that you can stay healthy while traveling during winter. Common Winter Viruses Which viruses […]

Compounded Sinus Therapy

Sinusitis (a sinus infection) can cause pain, facial pressure, and headaches. Home treatments, such as laying a steamy washcloth over the face, can help with common sinus complaints. However, if you suffer from intense sinus pain and headaches, you may want to talk to your doctor about sinus therapy. What is Sinus Therapy? Sinus therapy […]

Who Is At Risk For Colorectal Cancer?

Colorectal cancer, or cancer of the large intestine (colon) and rectum, is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. The rising prevalence of colorectal cancer leads to a few important questions. Who is most at risk for colorectal cancer? How do you know if you are at risk? Can you do anything […]

Benefits of Collagen

Collagen powder has been gaining interest recently. Although it is often thought of as just a beauty product to help with skin aging, the benefits go far beyond.  What Exactly is Collagen? This insoluble protein accounts for a majority of  the protein in our body and is found mostly in skin, muscle, bone and connective tissue. […]

Managing Your Cat’s High Blood Pressure

Although your cat may seem to have little reason for stress or high blood pressure, feline hypertension is a serious yet common health threat to many house cats. High blood pressure in cats can occur without any discernible cause; however, it is typically a symptom of another disease. Hypertension can commonly occur in both kidney […]

Benefits of Compounding Medication for Patients With Allergies

If you have reactions to certain types of allergens, you have to be very careful about what you consume. The severity of allergic reactions can vary; they can range from a short bout of minor itching to a full-blown episode of anaphylactic shock. You also have to be very careful about the medication you take. […]