Articles by Suzy Cohen, America's Pharmacist™

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Why A Dill Pickle Is Good for You

Lately, I’ve been working on my herbal garden and just planted some rosemary and lavender. I saw dill plants available for purchase, but those won’t grow as a perennial in my Colorado area because the

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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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