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The Importance of Vitamin D

By Krista Borowski, RPh Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that has several important functions, including regulating the absorption of calcium and phosphorous for proper development of strong bones and teeth. If your body doesn’t get enough vitamin D, you are at risk of developing bone abnormalities such as soft bones (osteomalacia)or fragile bones (osteoporosis). […]

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Sleep Deprivation and Its Impact

By Erin Orth, PharmD The effects of sleep deprivation are prevalent, powerful, and widespread throughout the human body, mind, and society. The cardiovascular consequences of lack of sleep are particularly concerning: the “MONICA” study from 2015 determined that men with a sleeping disorder had a 2- to 2.6-fold increased risk of heart attack and a […]

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Symptoms of Poor Adrenal Function and What You Can Do About It

By: Krista Borowski, RPh Most everyone experiences stress in their everyday lives. The stressor may be a big life-changing event such as a death, divorce, serious illness, or accident; or it may be the daily stresses of life – busy family life, workplace pressure, unhappy relationships, poor diet, a lack of rest and relaxation can […]

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Men and Testosterone: Why Adequate Testosterone Levels are Crucial for Survival

By: Erin Orth, PharmD Testosterone is a sex-steroid hormone found in both men and women, and it plays a large role in various biological processes, from muscle formation to stimulating libido. It also helps to keep the cardiovascular system healthy as well as improving our energy and mental clarity1. Due to these important functions and […]

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DHEA, the Adrenals, and Their Impact on Libido

By Krista Borowski, RPh Many women experience stress in their every day lives and our adrenal glands are called upon to respond. For short-term stress, our adrenal glands produce cortisol and adrenaline to help give us the strength needed to overcome the stressors. The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis controls our stress response. When a stressor is […]

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Find Out What You’re Made Of: Introducing Neurotransmitter Testing through MD Custom Rx

By: Erin Orth, PharmD Your body is made up of countless cells, organs, chemicals, and biological processes, all of which work together to coordinate activities your body can do, from breathing and sleeping to driving a car or doing a cartwheel. At the center of these processes is your central nervous system, most commonly referred […]

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Traditional Versus Alternative Hormone Replacement Therapy: Which is Right for Me?

By: Erin Orth, PharmD, RPh Clinical Pharmacist at MD Custom Rx For the majority of their lifetime, women deal with hormonal changes, from adolescence to pregnancy through menopause. With each hormone “phase” comes changes seen in the body, the brain, and even the emotions and personality, some of which can be quite difficult to endure. […]

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MD Custom Rx can help bring that spark back into your love life. PART 1 of 3

Options for Erectile Dysfunction. Valentine’s Day is a day we focus on the love we share with others. It’s unfortunate when difficulties with sexual intimacy put a strain on the relationship; we love and care for this person, but our libido or sexual response is lacking. MD Custom Rx wants you to know that prescription […]