General Health

Compounding for Dermatology: Customized Creams, Ointments, and More
Compounding for Dermatology: Customized Creams, Ointments, and More 1024 536 Community Clinical Pharmacy

Dermatology Compounding is customizing your medication for dermatological purposes. In other words, combining or compounding medicine personalized for the individual.

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Medicine for Kids: What You Need to Know
Medicine for Kids: What You Need to Know 1024 536 Community Clinical Pharmacy

Keeping their children healthy is a priority for any parent. When illness strikes, you, as a parent, are bound to resort to medication as physicians prescribe. What should you know about giving medicine to children and what can you do to make sure that you get what’s suitable for them?

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Surviving the Blues During & After the Holidays
Surviving the Blues During & After the Holidays 1024 536 Community Clinical Pharmacy

Sometimes, it is not easy to know if you are just feeling down or if you have depression. Part of the reason for this confusion is that it is difficult to have an objective assessment of a person’s mental health as it is up to you to report and rate your symptoms. Scientists have been searching and have discovered that measurable, observable inflammation in the brain is common across many mental health conditions.

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Taking Care of Your Health During the Cold and Flu Season
Taking Care of Your Health During the Cold and Flu Season 1024 576 Community Clinical Pharmacy

At the beginning of the pandemic, I suspected that taking all the precautions and measures that we are taking to avoid COVID-19 should help lessen the spread of the flu virus. If there’s one good thing that may have resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic, it would be a reduction in the number of cold and flu illnesses.

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Different Methods of Testing Hormone Levels at Home
Different Methods of Testing Hormone Levels at Home 1024 576 Community Clinical Pharmacy

Hormone imbalances can affect both men and women. Symptoms can be minimal, while in many cases they are severe, causing negative effects to one’s quality of life. It is important to get your hormone levels checked and address any deficiencies with a plan of action.

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How Calcium Deficiency Affects Your Bones
How Calcium Deficiency Affects Your Bones 1024 576 Community Clinical Pharmacy

Low calcium levels can lead to osteopenia (slight bone loss) and osteoporosis (severe bone loss). Only about 30% of women in the US get enough calcium from their diet alone. For women over 51 years of age and men aged 70+, the RDA (Recommended Daily Allowance) increases from 1000 mg per day to 1200 mg daily.

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How Low Calcium Levels Affect Your Body
How Low Calcium Levels Affect Your Body 1024 576 Community Clinical Pharmacy

It is estimated that 42% of Americans aren’t getting the recommended amount of dietary calcium. Looking through the drugstore shelves or an online search yields hundreds, if not thousands of calcium-containing OTC products.

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Hypothyroidism: Important Tips on Your Thyroid Medication
Hypothyroidism: Important Tips on Your Thyroid Medication 1024 536 Community Clinical Pharmacy

About 12 million Americans have an underactive thyroid gland. The condition is called hypothyroidism. Conventional treatment with the synthetic thyroid hormone levothyroxine works very well for most of these patients.

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Exploring Age & Liver Spots Treatments
Exploring Age & Liver Spots Treatments 1024 536 Community Clinical Pharmacy

Our review of Age/Liver spots treated with Chemical Peel, Laser, Cryotherapy, Dermabrasion, Microdermabrasion, Microneedling, skin lightening creams lotions, and prescriptions with hydroquinone and retinoids.

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Medicine Safety: Considering Medication Around Children
Medicine Safety: Considering Medication Around Children 1024 538 Community Clinical Pharmacy

When it comes to kids, consuming even a small amount of the wrong medicine or chemical can be incredibly dangerous and even deadly. Most parents pay more attention to keeping cleaning supplies and chemicals out of children’s reach, but some other products can trick a child into thinking they are toys, sweet drinks, candy, or food. Examples include at-home test kits, gummy vitamins, edible forms of marijuana, and cough and cold syrups.

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