Glutathione and Acetyl-Glutathione

Glutathione is the most important antioxidant produced in the human body and is produced in every cell of the body. Individuals with asthma, viral infections, psoriasis, diseases of the eye, Parkinson’s, and multiple sclerosis (MS) can all show low concentrations of this vital antioxidant. When administered orally, transdermally, rectally, or by injection, it is broken down into…

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Rosacea Treatment Options Through Compounding

Compounded treatment for rosacea

Rosacea is characterized by facial redness, small and superficial dilated blood vessels on facial skin, papules, pustules, and swelling. It typically begins as redness on the central face across the cheeks, nose or forehead, but can also less commonly affect the neck, chest, ears, and scalp. Rosacea treatment can come in various forms including compounding.…

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Treatment Options for Vulvovaginal Atrophy

Graphic for MucoLox which is used to treat vulvovaginal atrophy

As women enter the menopausal age, hormones start declining, and without therapy, symptoms of menopause become worse. With this hormone loss, the vaginal epithelium becomes atrophic and physiological lubrication is reduced. This can lead to physical discomforts, such as vaginal dryness, irritation, itching, burning, dyspareunia, all of which can lead to decreased libido, causing sexual…

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Nail Fungus Treatment Through Compounding

Person in lab compounding medicine to treat nail fungus.

There have been numerous advertisements lately promoting topical medication products for toenail fungus. Although the commercials claim effectiveness, clinical trials reveal a different outcome. Continue learning how compounding medicine proves to be a viable nail fungus treatment. In two trials comparing a commercial product to placebo, complete cure four weeks after treatment (defined as 0% clinical…

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