• Ginger

    Ginger

    Ginger root is a natural medicine that has been used for hundreds of years to reduce nausea and motion sickness. Studies have shown that ginger root may be as effective as prescription anti-nausea medicines with fewer side effects. Ginger can speed stomach emptying and increase digestive responsiveness which can further reduce nausea. Research shows gingerRead more

  • Cholesterol Basics

    Cholesterol Basics

    Your body needs cholesterol to function, but too much of the wrong type can lead to serious problems–plaque buildup in the arteries can lead to a blockage which can cause chest pain and heart attacks. Here are four simple steps to lower your risk: Diet – eat a heart-healthy diet and avoid bad fats likeRead more

  • CBD

    CBD

    Cannabidiol or CBD is one of the many chemicals found in the cannabis plant. CBD is not associated with any of the psychoactive effects of marijuana but does have a number of the same potential medical benefits. Some studies have shown that CBD may be an effective therapy for anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD),Read more

  • Fall Allergies

    Fall Allergies

    With the blooms of spring and summer faded, some people may not have many problems with allergies. For others it can be even worse. Ragweed is the biggest offender in the fall, starting near the end of August and continuing into October. Mold growing in leaf piles and dirty furnace filters being turned on forRead more

  • Flu Season

    Flu Season

    This year’s flu season is shaping up to be unlike anything we’ve seen in our lives. With COVID-19 and the flu circulating at the same time it will be even more important to protect yourself from illness. With that in mind, our pharmacists highly recommend getting the seasonal flu vaccine when it becomes available. AtRead more

  • Stroke

    Stroke

    A stroke is a sudden interruption in the blood supply of the brain. It can be caused by a blockage in an artery that feeds the brain or by bleeding in the brain. When considering the signs of a stroke think FAST. F-facial drooping A-arm weakness S-speech difficulties T-time to call 911. Time is absolutelyRead more

  • Plantar Fasciitis

    Plantar Fasciitis

    Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It is characterized by inflammation of the thick band of tissue that connects the heel with the toes. It can lead to intense, stabbing pain in the heel that is often worse after periods of inactivity. Some risk factors for plantar fasciitis areRead more

  • Turmeric

    Turmeric

    Turmeric is a spice that comes from a plant and is commonly used in Asian cuisine. The root of the turmeric plant is used to make medicine. There are several diseases that turmeric has been used to treat. It seems to be most useful for osteoarthritis, hay fever, and to reduce some types of highRead more

  • Probiotics

    Probiotics

    Brought to you by Tina Hausner – PharmD Having the right balance of bacteria in your gut is linked to numerous health benefits, including weight loss, improved digestion, enhanced immune function, healthier skin, and a reduced risk of other diseases. This balance can be disrupted by taking antibiotics to cure infections. Many fermented foods andRead more

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM)

    Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM)

    Brought to you by Ben Koble – PharmD Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) is a process of tracking glucose levels around the clock without obtaining a blood sample. There are a few components of CGM -a sensor that has a small wire running under the skin, and a reader that gets the value from the sensorRead more