Did you know that Village Green Apothecary has safely provided prescription drugs for over 50 years? And compounding is a big part of that. Our compound pharmacy specializes in custom compounding of vitamins, minerals and prescription drugs. Individualized compounds are prepared on orders from a nutritionist or physician, like a regular prescription, and offer several distinct advantages over mass-produced bottled products. Continue reading “8 Ways Your Compound Pharmacy is Important”
If you are struggling with any health issues or simply want to revitalize your health, we invite you to consult with one of Village Green’s health experts. Our highly trained team of advisors includes Naturopathic doctors, Herbalists, Nutritionists, and Nutrition Coaches. Available both in person or over the phone, our wellness advisors will work with you to create an individual health plan that encourages and supports your goals for improved health and well-being. During your health consult, you will receive personal guidance on a supplement program that is right for you, as well as recommendations for dietary and lifestyle changes to improve your health. And, our advisors always check for drug/nutrient interactions or depletions.
Our team can also recommend specialty testing such as food sensitivity panels, adrenal testing, micronutrient testing, sex hormone testing, comprehensive thyroid panels, genetic testing, as well as heavy metal testing. Continue reading “Time to Revamp Your Health? Consider a Health Consult”
For many people, compounded medicine has been a lifesaver. Compounding pharmacies provide relief to many who have tried traditional prescriptions without good results. If you are one of the millions of Americans who have benefited from compounded medicine, please take the time to read this short summary about the pending legislation. It describes the changes that will occur if this bill passes as it is currently written. Or click here to go straight to the petition called “Tell Your Senators: ‘Protect My Access to Compounded Medications!'”
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Compounding pharmacies have been in the news a lot recently, with the awful situation resulting from a pharmacy in New England producing drugs that caused an outbreak of fungal meningitis. Ron Keech, R. Ph., who has been Village Green’s head compounding pharmacist for over 30 years, was interviewed by WTOP on this subject. In the article, he discusses some of the current misconceptions being talked about with regard to compounding pharmacies, plus the origins and advantages of compounding.
Read the article, “Compounding Pharmacy Gave Industry Black Eye.”
In his fascinating new book, Nutrient Power, Dr. William Walsh focuses on brain health and the importance of nutrients to rebalance brain chemistry. The main foundation of the book is focusing on an individual’s unique needs and then formulating a personalized compound, or recommending specific nutrients based on those needs.
Dr. Walsh summarizes his book:
“I’m pleased to announce that my new book Nutrient Power (Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.) has been completed. The book won’t be released to Amazon and bookstores until September, but early copies are now available at Village Green Apothecary (call 1-800-869-9159 to order) and through Walsh Research Institute. The book presents a science-based nutrient therapy system that can help millions of patients throughout the world. The text is aimed at doctors, researchers, and families challenged by depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, ADHD, autism, and other brain disorders. This approach recognizes that nutrient imbalances can alter brain levels of key neurotransmitters, disrupt gene expression of proteins and enzymes, and cripple the body’s protection against environmental toxins. The book demonstrates that depression, schizophrenia, and ADHD are umbrella terms that encompass disorders with widely-differing brain chemistries and symptoms. Nutrient therapies tailored for five depression biotypes, three schizophrenia biotypes, and various ADHD conditions are presented along with several case histories. Continue reading “Nutrient Power: Rebalancing Biochemistry to Address Health Issues”