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Health Tips

  1. May 24, 2024

    Magic potion potential? Let's talk about methylene blue

    By Tenille Davis, PharmD, RPh, BCSCP, FACP

    What if you were told there was a single drug that had been around for 100 years that acts as a potent antioxidant, improves mitochondrial and cognitive function and mood, and has anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, and neuroprotective effects? You’d hardly believe it because it sounds too good to be true. However, the synthetic dye methylene blue is used for all of these purposes — and more.

    Methylene blue is a blue dye and bioactive substance. The first synthetic drug developed in modern history and originally used in the treatment of malaria, it was first approved by the FDA to treat methemoglobinemia, a rare blood disorder that affects how red blood cells deliver oxygen throughout the body. It is on the World Health Organization’s list of essential medications. Now, it is better known as a fish tank antiseptic and a dye for blue jeans.

    It has been used for many different illnesses and conditions over the

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  2. May 13, 2024

    Taking an Integrative Approach to PCOS Management: A Guide for Healthcare Practitioners

    Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a complex endocrine disorder that affects women of reproductive age worldwide. As healthcare practitioners, it is essential to adopt a holistic and integrative approach to the management of PCOS to address its multifaceted nature. In this blog, we will explore the principles of integrative medicine and provide practical strategies for treating PCOS from a comprehensive perspective.

    PCOS is not just about reproductive or hormonal issues; it involves a combination of metabolic, hormonal, and psychological factors. Integrative medicine views the body as a whole system, recognizing the interconnectedness of various physiological functions. By treating the underlying imbalances and supporting overall health, we can better manage PCOS and improve patients' quality of life.

    Integrative Treatment Approaches

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  3. April 24, 2024

    Magic potion potential? Let's talk about methylene blue

    By Tenille Davis, PharmD, RPh, BCSCP, FACP

    What if you were told there was a single drug that had been around for 100 years that acts as a potent antioxidant, improves mitochondrial and cognitive function and mood, and has anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, and neuroprotective effects? You’d hardly believe it because it sounds too good to be true. However, the synthetic dye methylene blue is used for all of these purposes — and more.

    Methylene blue is a blue dye and bioactive substance. The first synthetic drug developed in modern history and originally used in the treatment of malaria, it was first approved by the FDA to treat methemoglobinemia, a rare blood disorder that affects how red blood cells deliver oxygen throughout the body. It is on the World Health Organization’s list of essential medications. Now, it is better known as a fish tank antiseptic and a dye for blue jeans.

    It has been used for many different illnesses and conditions over the

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  4. January 30, 2024

    Ketamine ain’t esketamine

    Ketamine’s been in the news a lot as a potential treatment for depression, PTSD, and more. It’s not FDA-approved (yet), but its cousin esketamine is approved for treating some forms of depression.

    That gets confusing, especially among lay people who don’t realize how important those extra two letters are. (Consider how you’d feel if you landed in Kansas instead of Arkansas, especially during tornado season.)

    Luckily, the good folks at Medscape have a great overview of the differences between ketamine and esketamine, including how they’re delivered, what they’re approved for, and the issues popping up as clinics offer “treatment” that could be ineffective, dangerous, or somewhere in between.

    While ketamine and esketamine are chemically related, they are very distinct in terms of their chemical compositions, the FDA-approved indications, dosing, and administration, as well as the level of study and data

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