Author: Coastal Pharmacy & Wellness Staff

Our staff specialties range from pharmaceuticals to nutritional health and wellness, to sports nutrition. We are here to share that knowledge. If we don't know immediately, we'll find out. Stop into the pharmacy or nutritional health and wellness department to ask questions relating to your specific needs, or send us an email.

The Truth About Belly Fat

As swimsuit season approaches, our focus often switches to our belly fat. Belly fat is not only something to torment our inner beach goddess; it’s a dangerous indicator of what’s going on underneath. Each year brings new evidence that the fat lying deep within the abdomen is more perilous than the outer fat you can... Read more »
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ABD Retail Location is Now Coastal Pharmacy & Wellness

The Apothecary by Design retail and compounding pharmacy at 84 Marginal Way is now Coastal Pharmacy & Wellness and we are looking forward to building upon the great service started 2008. The transition will be seamless to our patients, with all services continuing.
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Mediterranean Diet for Heart Health

Heart disease is still one of the leading causes of death in the United States, and dietary interventions are first line therapies for prevention and treatment. The Mediterranean Diet, so called because it mimics classic eating patterns and ingredients from countries like Spain, Italy and Greece, has proven itself time and again as an effective therapy for hypertension and cardiovascular disease. A quick search of Medscape will show you that other conditions like Type 2 Diabetes, Weight loss, Alzheimer’s disease, Metabolic Syndrome, and Cancer are also being improved by adherence to this style of eating.
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Product Spotlight: Honey Girl Skincare

Here at Coastal Pharmacy & Wellness, we do our very best to offer you top of the line products from responsible, knowledgeable and Earth-friendly companies at a reasonable price. Honey Girl Organics not only meets these goals but exceeds them. Honey Girl is owned and operated by a husband & wife team along with their business partner, a Chiropractic Doctor. They are passionate beekeepers in Hawaii and use the propolis, beeswax, honey and other beneficial products from their beloved bees, along with high-quality skin-centric ingredients to provide us with a line of handcrafted, organic skincare.
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Product Spotlight: CPW Grassfed Whey

New Product! CPW Grassfed Whey Protein Working to add more protein to your daily diet? Whey protein is a high quality, low carbohydrate protein that makes a fluffy, light shake. Whey is a component of milk. In the cheese making process “curds and whey” are separated. The whey protein fraction retains the beneficial immune-supporting microproteins... Read more »
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Product Spotlight: ABx Support

Sir Alexander Fleming, on his chance discovery of penicillin in 1928 once said, “One sometimes finds what one is not looking for.” He was granted the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for his discovery that revolutionized medicine.1.  Eighty-seven years later, our understanding of infectious disease and treatment has advanced beyond measure as well as... Read more »
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Autism Treatment Basics

with Dr. Keelyn Wu Autism is a condition that affects the brain’s normal development of social and communication skills, and the majority of the time it appears in the first 2 1/2 years. It is not so much a behavioral disorder as it is a biological disorder. The rate of those diagnosed with autism has... Read more »
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Nutrition Tips from Our Wellness Specialists

March is National Nutrition Month – a fitting time of year in New England as the snow finally starts to melt and signs of life return and our winter bodies come out of hibernation. We thought we would ask our Wellness Specialists for their top nutrition tips for inspiration on improving health and wellness through... Read more »
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Product Spotlight: Valerian Root

Valerian root is primarily used to help people fall asleep and stay asleep. Other less known indications include muscle and uterine cramping, digestive spasm, and nervous headache.  It has a long history of use in Western and Chinese medicine, and was cited for medicinal use by Hippocrates, the father of medicine (ca 460-377 BC.)  Valerian... Read more »
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Investigating Insomnia: Beyond Basics

Basic information on sleep hygiene and natural remedies for insomnia abound. If you have not tried any of the natural medicine options like valerian, passionflower, L-theanine or melatonin, our wellness specialists would be happy to show you the various options available. But what if you have tried the basic natural remedies, and still suffer from... Read more »
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