Hypothyroidism: The Cardiovascular Connection

Everyone with an overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism) knows it can make your heart race and beat irregularly. But you may not be aware of the cardiovascular effects of an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism). When thyroid hormone production is too low, everything slows down—including heart rate. It also decreases cardiac output (the amount of blood pumped through the

Healthy Eating Habits for the New Year

Happy New Year! Is your New Year’s resolution to eat healthy? Start the New Year off right with healthy eating habits by doing a yeast-free eating program. Benefits of Yeast-Free Eating Program Weight loss More energy Mental clarity Improved memory Better skin health Feel better overall Improved gastrointestinal health Boosts immune system Eating yeast-free can

Why You’ll Love Our Face and Body Revitalizer Oil

Would you like to have soft, silky skin and hair? Our Revitalizer Oil, a rich, intensely hydrating blend of oils, is a perfect alternative moisturizer to the chemically-laden products commercially available on the market. It is perfect for the whole family! Ingredients: ARGAN OIL is rich in vitamin E and essential fatty acids. It is

Myth: All hormones are basically the same.

At Physicians Preference Pharmacy, we believe that the quality of your compounded hormones directly affects the way you feel and how you respond to those hormones. We also believe that we have some of the strictest quality standards in compounding, so we put it to the test. Recently, we conducted a market analysis of local

Hypothyroidism Increases Risk of Heart Disease

Heart disease is the number one cause of death in both men and women.  When most people think about protecting their heart, thyroid function probably doesn’t come to mind.  After all, how often have you heard that hypothyroidism is a risk factor for heart disease? Probably never. Here are two ways hypothyroidism leads to heart

Hormone Decline Causes Depression 

Depression can sneak up on us sometimes, and often we may not know why we are feeling down. You may be asking yourself “why am I depressed?” because you know that you have every reason in the world to be happy. Everything in your life is good. You are married to a wonderful man and

Dangers of Unopposed Estrogen

To function optimally, the female body requires a balance of estrogens (a trio of related hormones called estradiol, estrone, and estriol) and progesterone. The ovaries are the primary site for the production of both the estrogens and progesterone. But while both estrogen and progesterone levels decline with age, progesterone declines much more dramatically. By menopause,

How to Travel with Your Hormones

Summer is here! Are you getting ready for your much awaited vacation?  “Clothes – check. Swimsuit – check. Passport – check. Hormones – wait –how can I take them on vacation?” This is one of the more popular questions we get from our guests.  My husband and I love to travel to England, and it

Why You Should Use Aluminum-Free Deodorant

Spring is here, the weather is warming up and you are ready to get outside and have some fun! As women, we always want to look and feel our best, and that includes smelling fresh and clean. No one likes to deal with unpleasant underarm odor, and choosing the right deodorant is important because it

Spring Clean Your Medicine Cabinet

Springtime is here and it usually motivates us to do some spring cleaning of our home, bedroom, closet or pantry.  Nothing feels better than having a fresh start!  However, you may not realize that spring cleaning your medicine cabinet is much needed, too.  Not only is it important to clean out and get rid of