MANY Filipino women ignore health issues to focus on family or work. To help women look after their well-being and address any health concern, medical experts have developed modern solutions. One of these is compounded medicines, or medicines produced through the pharmaceutical process of compounding or customizing medicines based on a patient's needs. Apotheca Integrative Pharmacy (AIP) is helping Filipino women look after themselves more easily and effectively through its wide range of compounding medicines and services.

Here are some of the health concerns women continue to face and how these can be addressed through these modern solutions.

Thyroid disorders continue to affect many Filipinas today. These often-neglected disorders, which include goiter, hyperthyroidism, thyroid cancer and thyroid nodules, affect more women than men, with incidence among women three times higher than for men.

AIP's thyroid medications can address thyroid issues by stabilizing blood pressure, improving endocrine function and reducing hyperthyroid symptoms.

Many women silently suffer from hormonal imbalance or do not realize they have it. They often turn to hormone replacement therapy to treat these symptoms. One form of HRT, Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy or the process of replicating hormones using natural resources, supplements the body with the hormones it lacks. AIP's BHRT replicates hormones such as liothyronine, levothyroxine, progesterone, melatonin, dehydroepiandrosterone and pregnenolone.

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Obesity remains a major health issue among Filipinas as it can lead to other more serious concerns.

AIP's portfolio of weight management solutions includes phentermine, phentermine and topiramate, human chorionic gonadotropin, methionine inositol choline, methionine, inositol, choline, L-carnitine and cyanocobalamin (vitamin B12).

Acne, dry skin, hyperpigmentation and dark spots are just some of the common skin problems that Filipinas face. AIP's compounded dermatological preparations include tretinoin, vitamin C serum, glutathione, and hair loss dermatology related products such as minoxidil, minoxidil with finasteride.

For more information, visit apotheca.com.ph and follow AIP's Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn channels.