The Back Sleepers Guide To CPAP Machines

Are you a back sleeper? If so, you might be concerned about the challenges you will face as you adjust to sleeping with a CPAP machine. What you might not realize is that you can find a CPAP machine that is specifically suited for your sleeping needs. Learn how to choose a machine that will help you rest better at night. Auto Function It's not unheard of for a person to shift from one position to another while they sleep. [Read More]

Diagnosed With An MTHFR Gene Mutation? Supplements From A Compounding Pharmacy Can Help

Finally getting a diagnosis that explains what's been going on with your health can be a relief, but it can also lead to many more questions, especially when it's a condition you are unfamiliar with. One such diagnosis is that of a MTHFR gene mutation. MTHFR stands for methyltetrahydrofolate reductase, which plays a role in repair and synthesis in DNA as well as the production of neurotransmitters and distribution of folate and folic acid. [Read More]

3 Important Parts Of The Drug Development Process

The process of creating a new type of medication is a lot longer than many people realize. Even after all of the initial research and planning are done, the development process can be surprisingly long. These are some of the most important parts of the drug development process. 1. Ensuring That Drugs Work First of all, it is important for developers to make sure that the medications that are being created actually work. [Read More]

Reasons to Seek Compounding for Thyroid Medications

In early 2009, patients with hypothyroidism who were taking natural desiccated thyroid (NDT) discovered that Armour, one of the most popular forms of this medication, was suddenly difficult to obtain. The Armour medication shortage became a long-term problem, lasting through some of 2010 as well. For pharmacists, this meant negotiating new prescriptions that changed patient medications entirely. If you're looking for a way to ensure that your facility can meet the needs of hypothyroidism patients in the face of another shortage of traditional NDT medications, you should work with a specialist that offers compounding. [Read More]