Dear Pharmacist, My marriage is on the rocks. Recently, my husband told me, “If you don’t do something for your PMS, I’m packing my stuff and leaving!” I honestly want to get well, and I’ve
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Dear Pharmacist, I’ve been having hot flashes so I bought a cream containing “wild yam” extract from a health food store to help balance my hormones, particularly progesterone. Will this do the trick? T.E., Los
Dear Pharmaicst, I used to take Prempro, but shortly after that scary study years ago my doctor stopped all my hormones. He said it could increase my risk for breast cancer or a heart attack.
Dear Pharmacist, My husband and I are tea lovers and we were so glad to find out about matcha green tea from your article last year. Are you aware of other healthy tea drinks such
Published 3-21-09 Dear Pharmacist, I watched Montel Williams talk about his multiple sclerosis on Oprah. He described a knife-like, burning pain in his legs similar to what I experience. Since I’ve started taking the vitamin
Published 3-14-09 Dear Pharmacist, I have hemorrhoids that are very uncomfortable. What can I do to treat them and prevent the flare ups? --J.C. Ocala, Florida Answer: Hemorrhoids (also called “piles”) are blood vessels that
Published 3-7-09 Dear Pharmacist, After recent blood tests, I have been diagnosed with Lyme disease, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Can you suggest supplements to help me get a life? A.D. Cape Cod, Massachusetts Answer:
Published 2-28-09 Dear Pharmacist, I’ve been taking glaucoma eye drops for 6 years. My vision is still getting worse and I fear going blind. Can you tell me about my medication options so I can
Dear Pharmacist, I want to take vitamin E to protect my heart, and the pharmacist said any brand is fine, that all of them are the same. I know how picky you are about supplements.
Taking medicine often means you are likely being robbed of essential nutrients because drugs can reduce your body’s stores of vital life-sustaining nutrients. It happens due to absorption problems, extra excretion of a nutrient, or