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Back To School: 5 Tips To Keep Kids Healthy

Sep 14, 2020 3:38:39 PM / by Michael Swail posted in Functional Medicine, Pharmacy, Holistic Therapies, homepage

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School is back in session. And parents across the country let out a collective “halleluiah”! But amidst the joy and excitement, there is still a range of fear and confusion. As parents, our natural tendency is to do everything we can to shield our children, supporting them both emotionally and physically. While we can’t protect our kids against every risk the world presents, there are several things we can do to support them through this transition.

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5 Benefits of Juice Cleansing

Jun 8, 2020 12:42:37 PM / by Dana Faris RDN, LD posted in Wellness, Cleanse, Pharmacy

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If you’re like me, you sometimes feel your body craving change. A reset in routine, a change of pace, or just an overall desire to feel better. This is the motivational force behind an initiative to take action.

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5 Supplements Every Mom Should Be Taking

May 6, 2020 9:40:25 PM / by Samantha Thiry, FNP-C posted in Wellness, supplements, women, Functional Medicine, Pharmacy, homepage

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Being a mom is no easy job. In fact, most moms would say it’s the toughest job they’ve ever had. The daily stress and pressure often means moms put their health lowest on the priority list. But a healthier mom is a happier mom... and as we all know, ain’t nobody happy if mama ain’t happy!

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Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine FAQs

Mar 27, 2020 12:53:15 PM / by Michael Swail posted in Pharmacy

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(Updated 4/7/20 to include some additional support for Hydroxychloroquine, including the potentially beneficial use of zinc.)

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Top 6 Supplements We're Taking Right Now (Coronavirus Edition)

Mar 25, 2020 10:53:47 AM / by Michael Swail posted in Functional Medicine, Pharmacy, homepage

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First thing’s first: the current coronavirus is novel, meaning it is new. There are clinical studies underway to better understand the virus, but at the time of this writing, there is not enough data for the FDA to approve any specific supplement or medication to prevent or treat COVID-19.

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What We Want You To Know About Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Mar 20, 2020 2:06:04 PM / by Michael Swail posted in Functional Medicine, Pharmacy, homepage

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(revised 3/21/20)

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Is CBD Right For Me?

Feb 27, 2020 2:10:41 PM / by Meg Dwyer, ACN, CH, YTT posted in Functional Medicine, Pharmacy

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“Is CBD right for me?” This is the number one question our Wellness Team hears each day.  The popularity of CBD is relatively new, so understandably, there is uncertainty about its safety and effectiveness - and how to best incorporate it into one's current wellness routine. Let us help clear the air and determine if it might be a good fit for you or someone you love. 

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5 Supplements for Energy and Fighting Fatigue

Oct 17, 2019 12:22:19 PM / by Alive + Well posted in Wellness, Energy, supplements, Functional Medicine, Pharmacy

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Are you constantly complaining of feeling tired and exhausted? Do you need an afternoon coffee to get through the day? Do you wake in the morning feeling groggy and unrested? Obviously, eating a well-balanced diet, exercising regularly and getting enough sleep are important to maintain your natural energy levels. But sometimes these just aren't enough, especially when life feels crazy. Fortunately, there are many supplements that can help you feel energized throughout the day.

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5 Supplements to Support Your Child's Focus and Concentration

Aug 21, 2019 4:06:09 PM / by Alive + Well posted in Wellness, Concentration, Kids, Pharmacy

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School is back in session and for many kids, staying focused and attentive in the classroom is a major issue.  We offer some natural, pharmaceutical grade supplements that can help support concentration for kids or teens who struggle with staying focused throughout the long school day. They can also be helpful for teens or college-aged kids managing excessive stress and long study hours.

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Liposomal GABA with L-Theanine for Sleep and Anxiety

Aug 13, 2019 11:04:53 AM / by Alive + Well posted in Wellness, supplements, Sleep, anxiety, Functional Medicine, Pharmacy

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GABA is a neurotransmitter that facilitates the calming, parasympathetic response of the nervous system. Supplementing with GABA may be especially helpful for those prone to worry, anxiety, and over-thinking. Fortunately, taking GABA does not cause drowsiness, and actually improves cognition. It can be taken during the day for calming focus, or at night to relieve unwelcome mental chatter.
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