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"When I was younger, I was able to lose weight on command with a little bit of focus and discipline.  Now, as I have started to get a little older, I noticed that my body doesn't want to lose the weight quite as easy, and...

I am extremely excited to be the newest pharmacist at Redline Specialty Pharmacy where I have been challenged to think outside the usual pharmacy box and have learned something new every single day. I am also happy to be back in the Hastings area where...

It is hard to look at the vast options available for multivitamins and know which is best for you.  Many times we are just drawn to the ones we have seen on TV.  Often, these are not the most readily absorbed and do not contain...

It seemed as I got older that I just kept putting weight on and it was impossible to take off.  I finally decided that I needed help, and researched some different options.  I decided on Ideal Protein, and I’m so glad I did.  It was...

In today’s society, many women and men struggle with common ailments such as low energy, lack of motivation, obesity (which can lead to diabetes and heart disease) and poor sleep.  A healthy diet should be the cornerstone to feel your best. But even the best...

A case study was conducted with a 33-year-old Caucasian male who has had plaque psoriasis since age 19.  His condition mostly consisted of small plaque type psoriasis lesions scattered over 75% of his body, but the largest and worst lesions were on his back. This patient...

Individualized for You, compounded bioidentical hormone replacement allows individualized treatment for your specific needs. If you are wondering about natural alternatives for peri– and menopausal symptoms and may not want to take commercially available synthetic hormones or have had side effects or not responded to traditional...

A recent study found that 27% of acne patients do not fill some or all of their prescribed acne treatments.1  Acne has multiple causes and multiple treatments are often the best course. However, this study shows that the more complex the regimen the less likely you...

In July of 2016 I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. I couldn't believe that I was only 31 and I was diagnosed with such a life changing disease. I started ideal protein August of 2016. I lost 51.6 pounds and 30 inches. I have...

Part 2:  A Look at Drug-Induced Nutrient Depletion Another very popular group of medications are proton-pump inhibitors or PPI (Prilosec, Aciphex, Protonix, Nexium).  These medications treat heartburn and GERD by reducing stomach acid by up to 99 percent.  Though effective at treating acid reflux, decreasing stomach...

The Immune Deficiency Foundation (www.primaryimmune.org) has estimated that it takes 12.4 years from initial symptoms to the time a patient is diagnosed with Primary Immunodeficiency. An accurate diagnosis of primary immunodeficiency may be delayed because the primary symptom of the disorder, a series of infections,...

Part 1:  A Look at Drug-Induced Nutrient Depletion Many patients and even doctors are unaware that several of the most commonly prescribed medications can deplete vital nutrients.  This is concerning, especially considering that most Americans already struggle with poor nutrition.  As Americans, we are also heavily...