Recreational activities can improve the health and well-being of most everyone, play is a powerful thing! When you're playing in the sun, it's important not to forget UV protection.
Dried blood spot (DBS) testing is the game-changer that clinicians and researchers had hoped it would be when it was first introduced in 1913. It has expanded disease prevention and control efforts worldwide and more recently into your home.
Giving yourself an injection is not as hard or intimidating as it may seem. But it does need to be done correctly. You want to prevent bruising, deliver the medication to the right place and avoid infection. Here's a step by step guide how to give yourself a subcutaneous injection.
Odds that you will reach menopause about the same time your mother did may be as high as 85%. The reason why hasn't been exactly pinpointed but hormones and genes are major factors. There's also strong evidence that later menopause is linked to longevity.
Some face scrub and mask ingredients are ideal for instant results and others best for overnight repair. Learn how high-tech and nature join forces to give you spa-quality treatments using microdermabrasion and anti-aging ingredients for as little as $2. No DIY scrubs either. Leave your fridge out of this and relish (as in enjoy, not the condiment).
Women want to know if HRT causes breast cancer. New studies show menopause relief—hormonal and non-hormonal—is possible for all women, including survivors. Reclaim your libido, relieve vaginal dryness and lift brain fog.
Long-lasting and potentially chronic symptoms affecting survivors of even the most mild of COVID-19 cases raises new questions and poses new threats. The emergence of the possible long-hauler - ME/CFS connection may provide useful tips on treatment. Additionally, long-haulers are finding support amongst each other.
Despite close to 40 years of the successful and safe use of hydroquinone, concerns remain over its safety. There's been a bit of a tug-of-war over its use in the US. Learn how hydroquinone can restore your skin's natural color and the origin and FACTS behind its controversy. Don't miss out! Find out if HQ is right for you!
Up to 20 million Americans have a form of thyroid disease, but less than 50% are aware of it. Thyroid illness gives plenty of warnings but they can be mistaken for other issues, especially low estrogen or testosterone. Learn about this important endocrine gland and get started on your path to better health!
Thyroid tests evaluate the health and function of the thyroid. They use either blood, urine or both to measure thyroid hormone levels, help identify antibodies, nodules, cancer or inflammation. Gain a better understanding of how the test works, what results mean and if you might have thyroid dysfunction.
COVID-19 cases are on the rise after the country had managed to Flatten the Curve. It's time to revisit what we did then and what we can do now. Coronavirus: How you can Think Globally & Act Locally to help stop the spread.
Updated July 9, 2020.
Originally published March 23, 2020.
You've heard of Retin A and retinol but you're not sure what's the difference. Why is Retin A prescription-only while retinol is sold over the counter and often mixed with other ingredients in skin care formulas? Why does Obagi sell various strengths of tretinoin? And another thing, why is Retin A also called tretinoin? You've come to the right place to get all of your questions answered.
Learn about the latest research and benefits of hemp for humans and dogs, cats and horses. Hemp has grabbed the attention of researchers and the medical community because over 100 phytocannabinoids have been discovered in hemp. Phytocannabinoids are thought to be similar to endocannabinoids and potentially help boost the body’s natural supply.
COVID-19 Updates: New treatments, vaccine hopes and clues into blood serum changes caused by the virus may help steer medical attention to patients most likely to suffer severe infections. Meanwhile, you're trying to get out and about. What you need to know.
When your body's homeostasis is disrupted, symptoms can make you feel out of sorts. Brain fog, fatigue, moodiness, low libido, dry skin, thinning hair are common signs. It's not just your quality of life that suffers. Your heart, bones, lungs, digestive system and immunity could be at risk. It's not a game but it's definitely puzzling. Take steps to solve current or possible health issues with at-home lab tests.
Masks may be around for at least another 12-18 months until the threat of COVID-19 is eradicated or contained with a vaccine. Learn why high-quality masks for you and your family are important and how you can use the "sniff test" to find out if you have the real thing or a fake.
Actions & attitudes toward women's sexuality are more diverse today than 5 years ago. Heck, as recently as yesterday! They won't all fit in this vlog so here are a few headliners.
Itching to ditch your hormonal birth control because it's killing your sex drive? Learn how to keep your libido and your hormonal contraceptive.
You may know DNA is the building block of life, but did you know Vitamin B12 is essential for DNA synthesis? At least 15% of the US population is B12 deficient. Are you?
Women reach menopause around 51, so estrogen levels are steady in your 30s and 40s. Right? WRONG! Estrogen can yo-yo at any age. Learn why and what you can do to prevent or treat conditions is causes.
Have you noticed tiny red bumps on your skin, particularly the back of your shoulders, legs and back of arms? It may be Keratosis Pilaris, also known in lay person's terms as chicken skin. Learn easy ways to reduce the appearance of keratosis pilaris and bring back your smooth skin. You'll be feeling confident in no time and back to flaunting your glowing, beautiful skin.
If you're in the northern hemisphere, you're not doing much sunbathing this winter unless you head south. Take advantage of the sunless winter skies. Use tretinoin, the #1 acne fighting, dark spot lightener and anti-aging skincare product available.
Tarik Y. Farrag, M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc. joins Mint Pharmacy as Medical Director for the fré line of custom-compounded Rx pain creams. fré is a non-opioid, non-addictive treatment for chronic pain.
Everyone wants to know how Jennifer does it. She looks like she hasn’t aged a day since she first came on the scene in the 90s. There’s no denying she looks amazing AND she’s 49! What’s her secret? Well, here are some tips to stay looking young like J-Lo.
Are you feeling tired and sluggish? Is your skin breaking out and looking dull? If so, follow these 6 tips to give your body some help!
Lisa's true story using prescription Obagi Nu-Derm Blender Rx with hydroquinone 4% strength. She describes newfound confidence and her quick transformation as the hydroquinone evened out her skin tone and revealed her natural, bright complexion. Lisa shares her story so others can enjoy the same success.
Tired of layering on makeup or using chemical peels to hide dark spots from sun damage or acne? Learn how prescription strength Hydroquinone 4 is the top skin bleaching product for hyperpigmentation.
Superfoods pack a powerful punch of vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals that are greatly needed for our bodies to function properly. Eating these superfoods can provide a wide range of benefits including preventing chronic diseases, prolonging life, sexual wellness, and proper hormonal function. The list below includes the top 5 best superfoods of 2017 that you need to start eating now!