What Are the Symptoms of Low Progesterone?

Should you be concerned about low progesterone? If you are in your childbearing years then healthy progesterone levels are especially important. Progesterone is crucial in getting pregnant and continues to play a role in maintaining a pregnancy. When not enough progesterone is being produced in a woman’s body it may be beneficial to boost levels of this essential hormone with a pill, cream, or suppository. How do you know if…
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Bone Grafting for Dental Implants

At Woodland Hills Compounding Pharmacy we make a variety of specially compounded products for dentists. Our topical anesthetics are used at dental offices throughout the country including our popular “Baddest Topical in Town.” We also compound bone binders that work in combination with other products to help natural bone reformation. They are used by dentists for different bone grafting procedures including alveolar ridge preservation grafts. Compound Bone Binders Calcium sulfate…
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Progesterone and Hormone Therapy

What is Progesterone? Progesterone is a hormone that plays an important part in pregnancy and the menstrual cycle. The level of progesterone in a woman’s body varies from day to day and even throughout the day. Levels of this hormone are highest in women of childbearing age and should increase during the menstrual cycle after the ovaries release an egg. The uterus will thicken in response to the production of…
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Brewer Protocol and Biotoxin Illness

Brewer Protocol and Biotoxin Illness In our last blog we talked about the Shoemaker Protocol, which is one method of treating biotoxin illness associated with exposure to mycotoxins. In this blog we’re going to talk about an alternative called the Brewer Protocol. Developed by Dr. Joseph Brewer and his colleagues, this protocol focuses on the colonization of bacteria in the sinus cavities. According to Dr. Brewer’s research this is the…
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Shoemaker Protocol and Biotoxin Illness

Dr. Richie Shoemaker is one of the leading physicians and researchers studying illness related to mold exposure. He has written extensively on how mold exposure contributes to a range of health problems including CIRS. His website and books are the go-to resources for anyone suffering from biotoxin illness as well as for medical professionals treating the condition. Certification in the Shoemaker Protocol is available to doctors through survivingmold.com, which is…
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Low Dose Naltrexone and Chronic Illness

Low dose naltrexone (LDN) is a promising treatment with the potential to help a variety of conditions and improve the immune system. While it is still being studied, there is growing evidence that this prescription medication can help with several chronic illnesses. Naltrexone was approved by the FDA in 1984 for the treatment of opioid addiction. “Low Dose” Naltrexone refers to the use of a dosage that is much lower…
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What is the Best Numbing Cream for Laser Treatments?

As cosmetic laser treatments and injectables such as Botox and fillers have become more popular so has the use of topical anesthesia by dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and other doctors. Topical numbing creams like BLT cream make the experience of having an injectable or laser procedure more comfortable. When the patient finds that getting their injection or laser treatment is easy and painless, they are more likely to come back to…
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What is Biotoxin Illness (aka CIRS)?

Biotoxin illness (or mold sickness) is one of those illnesses that can be difficult to detect at first. When you start experiencing symptoms you may confuse them with another kind of illness or not pay attention to them. It isn’t always apparent that you have a mold problem in your house or work environment. Anywhere in a building where moisture is present is a place for mold to grow. Leaks…
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Treatment Options for Chronic Sinusitis

What is Chronic Sinusitis? Chronic sinusitis is a common condition in which the sinuses become inflamed and swollen for at least 12 weeks, despite treatment attempts.  This condition interferes with drainage and causes mucus buildup.  Breathing through your nose might be difficult and the area around your face might feel swollen, causing pain.  Chronic sinusitis can be brought on by an infection, by growths in the sinuses (nasal polyps) or…
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Product Spotlight: TAC 20 Gel

One of our popular compounds at Woodland Hills Compounding Pharmacy is our TAC 20. However, the name TAC 20 is not an accurate acronym for this dental anesthesia. The “TAC” used to stand for tetracaine, epinephrine (adrenaline), and cocaine and the product was used mostly in emergency rooms. Since the product no longer contains those exact ingredients we often call it TAC 20% alternate. Now, our specially compounded prescription TAC…
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