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. 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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  3. December 01, 2023

    Revelation Acquires Prospect Pharmacy's Compounding Business

    Tampa, FL – Revelation Pharma, a national network of compounding pharmacies, specializing in personalized medicine and
    compounding services, announces the successful acquisition of Kentucky’s Prospect Pharmacy's Compounding Book of
    Business. This strategic move reinforces Revelation Pharma's commitment to expanding its reach and enhancing services in the
    compounding pharmacy division.

    The acquisition includes the transfer of all compounding patients and providers previously served by Prospect Pharmacy to one
    of Revelation Pharma's trusted pharmacies, PenCol Specialty Pharmacy. This transition ensures continuity of care and
    uninterrupted access to high-quality compounded medications for all former Prospect Pharmacy customers

    "We are thrilled to welcome former Prospect Pharmacy compounding patients and providers to the PenCol Specialty Pharmacy
    family," stated Shawn Hodges, CEO of Revelation Pharma. "Our continued goal is to provide exceptional

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  4. January 19, 2022

    5 Weekly Habits That Can Help You Lose Weight

    If you're tired of seeing your weight fluctuate, you may need to add some healthy habits to your weekly schedule.

    Start Small

    Consider these five small improvements that you can make this week that can add up to big results towards your goals for managing or losing weight.

    1. Stock your kitchen. You can make room for the good things by getting rid of junk food. Keep healthy snacks on hand, along with staples for light meals.
    2. Plan your meals. Write out a menu for your daily meals and snacks. You'll be able to tell at a glance if you're getting all your required nutrients, and you'll probably eat less!
    3. Cook more. Restaurant meals and frozen food products tend to have more calories, salt, and sugar. Preparing your own food allows you to control the ingredients and calories to satisfy your health and nutrition goals.
    4. Control portions. Foods can sometimes be so tempting that they lure you off your diet. Reduce your serving sizes so you can enjoy
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