NW RemediesPharmacy / Drugstore in Olympia, Washington
Most health conditions are not one size fits all. So why should your medication be? Everyone is unique! At our compounding pharmacy, we work with you and your practitioner to customize medications that meet your individual needs. Visit us today to see how we can help!
According to a recent study, women who developed high blood pressure in their 40’s have an increased risk of dementia. Although the study could not determine cause and effect, the researchers stated that it’s important to understand the correlation because high blood pressure can be prevented and controlled with medication and lifestyle changes.
A recent study suggests that women who are underweight during early and mid-adulthood are at an increased risk of early menopause. Researchers found that women with a Body Mass Index (BMI) below 18.5 were 30% more likely to experience early menopause, which in turn can increase the risk for other health conditions such as cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis. Talk to your doctor and our pharmacist about any concerns regarding menopause, and ask us about treatment options to relieve bothersome symptoms. https://buff.ly/2oMzCwJ
Just like humans, animals can suffer from conditions related to aging. Administrating medications to pets can be a challenge for owners. Our compounding pharmacy makes it easy by compounding transdermal creams and gels, or medicated “treats” in each pet’s favorite flavor. Call us today! https://buff.ly/2tg7y9C
Many men and women lose bone density as they age. There are many nutrients such as calcium, vitamin D, and phosphorus that support strong, healthy bones, but physical activity is essential. Weightlifting and resistance training have been found not only to strengthen bones but also to boost overall health. Ask our pharmacist about the best supplements to support bone health.
Atrial fibrillation (a-fib) is a dangerous type irregular heart beat that can triple the odds of dying prematurely. Although a-fib affects both men and women, a recent study found that it can afflict men almost a decade earlier than women and is more likely to be seen in men who are overweight. Talk to our pharmacist about weight management.
Andropause is the decline of testosterone in men, typically those over age 50. Symptoms of "low T" include decreased sex drive and inability to perform, weight gain especially in the abdomen, mood swings or depression, memory loss, and poor sleep. Contact our compounding pharmacist to talk about customized hormone replacement therapy. https://buff.ly/2tlaBh4
According to Suzy Cohen, R.Ph., magnesium benefits over 300 metabolic processes in the body. Magnesium is necessary to help maintain normal muscle and nerve function, keep your heart rhythm steady, support a healthy immune and bronchial system, and keep your bones strong, according to the National Institutes of Health. It can be hard to get enough magnesium from your daily diet. Talk to our pharmacist about the most appropriate form of magnesium supplement, to maximize absorption and minimize the side effects of magnesium.
A recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that almost 40% of adults and 18.5% of children are now considered clinically obese, increasing from 30.5% (adults) and 13.9% (children) as reported in 1999-2002. The continually rise of obesity also puts people at risk for diabetes, heart disease, and other chronic illnesses. See your doctor and talk to our pharmacist about weight management.
According to a recent study, treating laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) with a Mediterranean diet and alkaline water can be as effective as treatment with proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs). Those who chose treatment with diet and alkaline water reduced their overall Reflux Symptom Index by 39.8% compared to 27.2% in the PPI group. For more information on the study visit https://buff.ly/2sXOH3g.
Potassium plays a crucial role in cellular function. It also helps to prevent kidney stones, strokes, and high blood pressure. If you are over the age of 14, it is recommended to consume about 4,700 milligrams of potassium per day. A single banana contains 422 milligrams of potassium and half a cup of dried prunes has 637 milligrams. If you are having trouble hitting your daily goal, talk to us today about high-quality nutritional supplements.
Dark circles under the eyes can cause frustration for both women and men alike. Although researchers don’t know the exact cause of dark circles, many believe allergies, food sensitivities, sleep disturbances, nutritional deficiencies, and hay fever could be potential causes. Smoking, alcohol intake, and excess sodium also contribute to dark circles.
Probiotics help regulate your gut flora and can improve overall health. The popularity of probiotics has grown significantly and there are many different products now flooding the marketplace. There are many strains of probiotics and the type and strength significantly differ with regard to benefits. Our professional staff can recommend the probiotic that is best for each member of your family.