Category Archives: General

Skin Health

The warmer weather is finally here. Our blog last month suggested selecting a more natural sunscreen. The use of sunscreen is often what most think about to keeping our skin protected from the sun, there are other important nutrients to keep our … Continue reading

Investment in new sterile testing equipment saves patients time!

How is Keystone Pharmacy using Fireflies to Increase Your Safety and Convenience? As June comes to a close, the night sky around our home is lighting up with fireflies.  It is beautiful to watch this magical light show being performed … Continue reading

CoQ10- The Everywhere ENERGY Nutrient

Brandi Grimmer CPhT, CNC keystonenutrition .net Coenzyme Q10 has been proven to be a very beneficial nutrient. The problem is not enough people are taking it.  Coenzyme Q 10 (ubiquinone) is a vital vitamin- like substance you body relies … Continue reading

Sun, Skin and Hormones

After surviving one of the harshest winters in memory, women in Michigan are welcoming back the sun. Although exposure to the sun will improve our Vitamin D levels (and moods), we do need to remember that skin health is a … Continue reading

The TRIAD of Healthcare

One patient. One prescriber. One pharmacist. A triad relationship with a common goal: achieving a positive therapeutic outcome for the patient.  At Keystone Pharmacy, my role is to educate patients and prescribers on the art and science of compounding, offering … Continue reading

Zinc recommended for Testosterone Therapy for Men.

Hormone balance has been key for women; our overall health and well-being is dependent on the levels of hormones like estrogen, progesterone and DHEA. What about for men? Testosterone levels decline in men with age, and bring about symptoms of … Continue reading

Sorting HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy) Myths from Facts

1. Bio-identical hormones are “natural” In the HRT field, the term “bio-identical” is considered a marketing term by the FDA. This term is used simply to refer to the fact the hormone matches the chemical and molecular structure of hormones … Continue reading

Lab Values or Symptoms?

Progestogens are commonly prescribed for both peri-menopausal women to correct estrogen dominant symptoms (heavy bleeding, insomnia, weight gain, mood changes) and for menopausal women to balance their estrogen therapy. The progestogen is required for postmenopausal women on estrogen therapy with … Continue reading

My Hands Hurt and Turn White When They Get Cold.

In the past week, I have spoken to four people who have said that their hands get white and very painful when they get a little cold.  This seems to go beyond the simple “cold hands and feet” that we … Continue reading

Health Resolutions for the New Year

It’s that time of year again, when people swear off cookies and alcohol and rush out to purchase gym memberships. In fact, studies show that the three most common new years resolutions are losing weight, exercising more and quitting smoking … Continue reading