• CBD Products

    CBD Products

    With an increase in the legal medicinal use of marijuana it’s important to realize we don’t know much about the long term health effects. A recent study showed that cardiac patients were much more likely to be readmitted to the hospital for subsequent heart attacks or additional coronary procedures. None of these effects has yetRead more

  • Coenzyme Q-10

    Coenzyme Q-10

    Known as Co Q-10, this supplement is an antioxidant that prevents damage in the cells of the body. Co Q-10 is often used to treat and prevent heart failure in cardiac patients and to prevent muscle pain and liver problems in patients taking certain cholesterol medications. Co Q-10 may also slow (but not stop) theRead more

  • Fenugreek

    Fenugreek

    Fenugreek is a supplement taken by mouth for diabetes, menstrual cramps, high cholesterol, and other conditions. In diabetes, it appears to show absorption of sugars in the stomach and stimulate insulin. Fenugreek should not be taken by pregnant women or anyone on a medication used to prevent blood clots. For more information or to findRead more

  • Cinnamon

    Cinnamon

    In one study where volunteers took between one and six grams of cinnamon daily, cholesterol was decreased by 18% and blood sugar fell by 24% on average. However, some studies have not showed any benefit. It is thought that cinnamon may reduce insulin resistance, making the body better respond to insulin that is either naturallyRead more

  • Lidocaine Patches

    Lidocaine Patches

    Lidocaine patches are available under several different brand names as an over the counter option to treat pain. Once only available as a prescription item, lidocaine patches provide temporary relief of many painful conditions including arthritis, muscle pain, or minor injury. Long term use should be discussed with your physician. Stop in or give usRead more

  • Biotin

    Biotin

    Biotin is a vitamin commonly used for hair loss, brittle nails, and other dermatologic conditions. There is some evidence that diabetes and smoking cigarettes can cause low biotin levels. Some signs of deficiency include thinning of the hair (frequently with loss of hair color), a red rash around the eyes, nose, and mouth, depression, tiredness,Read more

  • Apple Cider Vinegar

    Apple Cider Vinegar

    Apple cider vinegar capsules and gummies are used to treat many conditions such as obesity, diabetes, and problems related to hair and skin. The fermented juice of crushed apples, it contains acetic acid as well as nutrients such as vitamins B & C. Apple cider vinegar may prevent some foods from breaking down or helpRead more

  • Product Spotlight: Advil Dual-Action

    Product Spotlight: Advil Dual-Action

    Advil Dual-Action combines two ingredients, 250mg of Acetaminophen and 125mg of Ibuprofen into a single convenient pill. It can be good option for patients who have pain and are not treating it with prescription medications. It should always be taken with food to prevent stomach problems and can interact with some medications that are usedRead more

  • 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