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  1. May 24, 2024

    Understanding Endometriosis: A Comprehensive Guide for Practitioners

    Endometriosis is a complex gynecological condition that affects millions of women worldwide. As healthcare practitioners, having a thorough understanding of endometriosis is crucial for accurate diagnosis, effective management, and improved patient outcomes. In this blog, we will explore the key aspects of endometriosis, including its presentation, diagnosis, treatment options, and the impact it has on women's lives.

    Endometriosis is a chronic condition where the tissue similar to the lining of the uterus (endometrium) grows outside the uterus. This tissue can be found on the ovaries,

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  2. May 24, 2024

    Understanding Endometriosis: A Comprehensive Guide for Practitioners

    Endometriosis is a complex gynecological condition that affects millions of women worldwide. As healthcare practitioners, having a thorough understanding of endometriosis is crucial for accurate diagnosis, effective management, and improved patient outcomes. In this blog, we will explore the key aspects of endometriosis, including its presentation, diagnosis, treatment options, and the impact it has on women's lives.

    Endometriosis is a chronic condition where the tissue similar to the lining of the uterus (endometrium) grows outside the uterus. This tissue can be found on the ovaries,

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  3. 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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  4. 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

    Read More
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