Articles by Suzy Cohen, America's Pharmacist™

Calcium and Hypercalcemia Treatment Options

Your body is amazingly skilled at maintaining homeostasis and equilibrium of your ‘electric’ minerals. The minerals most important to your muscle and heart function include magnesium and calcium.  Today’s focus is on calcium.  It’s kind

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Say Goodbye to NAC Supplements

N acetyl cysteine (NAC) is an amino acid that is useful to you to make glutathione in your body. The glutathione is a potent liver antioxidant. If you’d like to read my article on Glutathione,

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Causes and Solutions for Dysphagia

Many seniors experience dysphagia, which is the term for people who have difficulty swallowing their food or pills. Difficulty can be defined in many ways, but it usually means extra time and effort transferring the

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How Calcium Channel Blockers Work

Calcium channel blockers are a broad category of prescription medications used for their ability to help with cardiovascular disease. And they do help people, however, like every medication, there is a risk to benefit ratio that

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2 Steps to Making Thyroid Hormone

Your thyroid gland sits at the base of your throat and is approximately 1.5 to 2 inches wide. Under normal circumstances it produces thyroid hormone that gets distributed throughout your body. Every cell in your

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Save Your Skin with Probiotics

Radiant skin is something many people seek, and it’s a universal indicator of your true health status on the inside. Today’s focus is on the little microorganisms too small to see with the naked eye.

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Autoimmune Disorders and COVID

Having an autoimmune condition, or a thyroid condition can make you more susceptible to COVID-19 complications. Think of autoimmune conditions in the same manner you would other immunosuppressive disorders (ie cancer, organ transplantation, history of

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