The Common Cold and The Flu

The Common Cold and The Flu

Introduction The common cold and influenza (the flu) are viral infections of the upper respiratory tract. They have many overlapping symptoms. Both are acute illnesses, highly contagious and spread by respiratory droplets; and affect people of all ages. Your...
COVID-19

COVID-19

What is Coronavirus? In December 2019. The Chinese authorities notified the world that a virus was spreading through their communities. In the following months, it spread to other countries with cases doubling within days. This virus is a severe acute respiratory...
Managing Acne with compounding

Managing Acne with compounding

Managing Acne with compounding Many of us may remember acne, sometimes called “pimples” or “zits” on the face as teenagers. Unfortunately for some, acne can overwhelm the face and body well into adulthood. In fact, acne is the most common skin disease among...
Sinusitis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

Sinusitis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

Sinusitis: causes, symptoms, treatments Sinusitis, also known as a sinus infection or “head cold” can be an irritating, painful, and debilitating disease. Two million Australians have experienced sinusitis at least once in their life. It is much more painful than the...
Compounding Solutions & Treatments for Scarring

Compounding Solutions & Treatments for Scarring

Compounding Solutions and Treatments for Scarring Scarring is a fact of life for many of us. Scars are reminders – often painful ones – of trauma dealt to the skin through burns, cuts, acne, disease, surgery, or even perhaps combat or extreme sports. They are integral...
Difficulty Swallowing

Difficulty Swallowing

Do you have difficulty swallowing medications? Difficulty swallowing, also known in the medical community as Dysphagia, effects about one million Australian patients, with over 40-50% residing in aged care facilities....
Insomnia

Insomnia

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Dry Mouth Relief Through Compounding

Dry Mouth Relief Through Compounding

1. INTRODUCTION Saliva is essential to the healthy functioning of the mouth. Without it, teeth would decay, food becomes harder to swallow, and even certain sounds cannot be formed in speech. Dry mouth syndrome is the lack of sufficient saliva in the mouth, and it...