Sometimes a good night’s rest is elusive. Maybe there’s just too much on our plate. That’s when natural nutrients can be helpful to restore our sense of calm, balance our bodies and improve sleep.
Jobs, kids, social activities—and everything else in our busy lives can sometimes make us feel run down. Sure, we can grab a sugar-laden coffee drink can provide a burst of energy, but the smarter choice is to turn to natural energy boosters that support our body’s ability to produce its […]
It’s been almost four weeks since we’ve made resolutions for better health in 2015. But so often our lofty health aspirations set us up for failure; this year, let’s make the resolution to be easier on ourselves and more accepting of our limitations. Instead of a whole life-overhaul—strict juice cleanses, […]
Sometimes the simplest remedies—the ones that have worked for centuries—are the best. The ancient practice of “taking the waters,” what we now call hydrotherapy, works on two levels: The warm water provides a continuous heat source to our bodies, and gently massages as it circulates. And the addition of therapeutic […]
If you have trouble getting quality sleep, it can affect more than just your level of fatigue throughout the day. “We think sleeplessness actually accelerates a lot of health issues related to age,” says Dr. Brad Jacobs, chair of Pharmaca’s Integrative Health Advisory Board. It can also affect your endocrine […]
Sleep is vital for allowing the body to repair and renew itself. And the impact of sleep on our skin is no exception. Our bodies produce proteins while we sleep to restore and repair skin damage occurring from UV light exposure, stress, pollutants and other age-accelerating factors we deal with […]
Want better sleep? Here are Dr. Brad Jacobs’ expert recommendations for techniques and supplements that can give you the most restful sleep and set you on the path to good overall health. This video is part of a series of educational videos from members of our Integrative Health Advisory Board.
If the fast pace of the holiday season leaves you feeling more like a zombie than an elf, turn to Pharmaca for ways to help calm your nerves and relax your mind. We’ve even put some of our favorite stress and sleep products on sale this month to make getting […]
There’s nothing more refreshing and invigorating than waking from a good night’s sleep. Unfortunately, sleeping soundly and regularly doesn’t come easily for many people. If you suffer from bouts of insomnia or have trouble staying asleep, you may be one of the millions of people who turn to medications to […]