Treatment Adherence Fullscript
Treatment adherence is influenced by hundreds of complex, competing factors. It’s no surprise that around 15 to 30% of new prescriptions are never filled.*. Fullscript has compiled expert advice and leading research to help practitioners boost adherence in their practices. *References available in Fullscript’s Treatment adherence in
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Strategies to Help Patients Follow Treatment Plans
Generally, smaller treatment plans (those containing fewer supplements) were associated with higher full fill rates. Though we cannot definitively comment on the cause of the relationship, keeping the treatment plan trimmed to essential supplements is a well-advised strategy based on practitioner trends.
Treatment Plans & Protocols – Fullscript Support
Treatment Plans & Protocols. The treatment plan tool. Adding attachments to treatment plans. Editing treatment plans. Setting product dosage instructions in treatment plans. Canceling treatment plans. Fullscript-curated protocols. Scheduled adherence surveys. Prescription insights & adherence.
Herbal Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome Fullscript
The following article provides a summary of the research conducted by Hawrelak et al. titled Western herbal medicines in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome: A systematic review and meta-analysis, which was published in the journal Complementary Therapies in Medicine in 2020.. Background. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a functional disorder affecting approximately 11% of …
Editing treatment plans – Fullscript Support
When updating a treatment plan, click Add products to access the catalog and search for products. Select products to see descriptions, ingredients, available sizes, etc. Once you've found the product you'd like to include in the prescription, click Add. Adjust dosage instructions as needed and click Update prescription when finished.
Cytolethal Distending Toxins and SIBO Treatment Fullscript
Cytolethal distending toxins (CDTs) are compounds secreted by gram-negative bacteria (e.g., Escherichia coli, Salmonella, Shigella, and Campylobacter jejuni ), which are often the same type of bacteria commonly associated with infections of the stomach and small intestine. ( 11) The intestinal barrier is composed of epithelial cells separated
Setting product dosage instructions in treatment plans
Dosage instructions are customizable from the treatment plan tool when building treatment plans for a specific patient or creating a general wellness protocol for your patient base! Dosages set in treatment plans or protocols can be updated at any time and update for patients in real-time. Set dosage instructions to help patients plan ahead and
The Patient-Centered Care Model Fullscript
Increased treatment adherence. A 2016 meta-analysis demonstrated that patient-centered care is associated with improvements in treatment adherence, a measurement of how closely a patient’s behaviors follow an agreed-upon prescription or therapeutic regimen. It’s suggested that emphasizing the clinical benefits of adhering to a treatment
Barriers to Adherence and Following Treatment Plans
Treatment plans may contain a long list of supplements or many aspects of the treatment to follow at different times throughout the day. Practitioners commonly report that their patients express feelings of being overwhelmed, particularly during their first …
Chronic Disease Treatment Fullscript
Treatment of these chronic illnesses also account for the majority of healthcare costs in the United States today. ( 14 )( 19 ) While there are numerous chronic diseases, such as chronic kidney disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which may vary in their development and clinical presentation, special considerations may be taken
Fullscript’s Report on Treatment Adherence Fullscript
Treatment adherence has proven to be one of the most intractable challenges in healthcare. Low adherence to treatment plans causes significant healthcare burdens, costs, and poor patient outcomes. The estimated cost of non-adherence to the U.S. healthcare system runs between $100-290 billion annually, while it’s estimated that 30-69% of
Natural Remedies for Diabetic Neuropathy Fullscript
Acupuncture for diabetic neuropathy. Acupuncture has also been identified as a possible treatment for neuropathy. According to a 2017 systematic review and meta-analysis, acupuncture may be beneficial in the treatment of diabetic neuropathy as it has been shown to improve nerve conduction to help alleviate pain.
The Best Supplements For Back Pain Fullscript
While there’s no magic treatment to instantly eliminate back pain, certain medicinal herbs, dietary supplements, and nutrients can ease the pain, reduce inflammation, and relax your back muscles. Here is a list of the best supplements for back pain. 1. Devil’s claw.
Depression: Evidence-Based Supplements Fullscript
Depression is a serious mental condition affecting a significant portion of the global population. Fortunately, treatment options are available to individuals with MDD, including a number of evidence-based ingredients.
Top Natural Remedies for Strep Throat Fullscript
In many cases, we seek out medical treatment to alleviate symptoms and support the healing process. Keep reading to understand the mechanics of strep throat, including preventative measures and natural remedies for strep throat. Common signs and symptoms of strep throat include a sore throat, fever, and fatigue.
Treatment Adherence in Integrative Medicine Fullscript
Treatment adherence is a complex problem that requires a personalized approach and various strategies to help facilitate acceptance. Join Fullscript’s Research and Education Manager on the Integrative Medical Advisory Team (IMAT) Dr. Christopher Knee, ND, MSc, as he examines the problems behind treatment adherence, what it really is, and why
How to Prevent and Treat Mastitis Fullscript
One popular mastitis natural treatment is probiotics. Probiotics are live microorganisms that when consumed benefit the host. ( 10) Many different strains of probiotics exist, and they all behave differently in the body. ( 3) But scientists have identified certain …
Natural Treatments & Preventions for Osteoarthritis
The data regarding nutrient supplementation for the treatment of osteoarthritis remains mixed. There is a potential benefit to supplementation of glucosamine sulphate combined with omega-3 fatty acids for pain and stiffness associated with knee and hip osteoarthritis.
Conventional, & Complementary Medicine Fullscript
Conventional medicine also referred to as allopathic, mainstream, and Western medicine, is defined as a system in which healthcare practitioners use approaches, such as pharmaceutical medication, radiation, or surgery to treat symptoms and diseases. Conventional treatments are widely used by many healthcare professionals, including medical
Natural Ways to Treat Insulin Resistance Fullscript
It’s possible to successfully prevent, treat, and even reverse insulin resistance. It just takes some effort with a focus on diet, lifestyle, dietary supplements, and the possible use of the prescription drug metformin. Ask your healthcare practitioner about …
Telehealth Tips: How to Improve Patient Adherence Fullscript
Telehealth Tips: How to Improve Patient Adherence. Maintaining patient adherence to an integrative treatment plan is an ongoing challenge for many practitioners. Factors affecting patient adherence include patient beliefs and demographics, protocol costs, lack of patient education, and comorbidities. Nonadherence to treatment plans can
Manage Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Fullscript
COPD treatment. Treatment can help manage symptoms and improve the quality of your life. Medications called bronchodilators can relax airway muscles. ( 28) Glucocorticosteroids can reduce lung inflammation. ( 8) In more severe cases, oxygen may be required to help you breathe.
Natural Remedies for Constipation and Hard Stools Fullscript
Treatment for constipation and IBS-C may include dietary and lifestyle modifications, as well as certain dietary supplements, such as inulin, probiotics, and psyllium husk. Causes and risk factors associated with constipation include being female, infection in the …
Communication preferences – Fullscript Support
Treatment plan reminders. When your practitioner sends you a new treatment plan and an order isn't placed within seven days, we send you a reminder in case you missed the activation email. Use this setting to opt-in (or out) of receiving this reminder. Refill reminders
Top Supplement Ingredients for Insomnia Fullscript
Ingredients for sleep support. Insomnia is commonly addressed using behavioral therapy (e.g., sleep hygiene, relaxation therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy) and pharmaceutical medications (e.g., antihistamines, chloral hydrate, barbiturates, and benzodiazepines).()() Research also demonstrates that supplementation with melatonin, magnesium, and valerian root may also be …
Insomnia Treatments: Dietary Supplements & More Fullscript
Melatonin is a hormone produced in the brain that helps regulate a person’s sleep-wake cycle. It is often used by travelers who experience jet lag but for many people, it is also an effective insomnia treatment.
How Melatonin Works to Fight Prostate Cancer Fullscript
Melatonin receptors were found in prostate tumors. Based on PSA measurements, it was shown that administration of melatonin (5 mg/day at night) induced stabilization of prostate cancer disease, thus suggesting that melatonin had anti-cancer action in prostate cancer patients (Shiu et al. 2003). Epidemiological studies have also revealed that
Premenopausal (Very Low E2) and Progesterone <2ng/mL
Progesterone (Pg) is categorized into four groups for women: 0-0.5ng/mL – The adrenal glands make most of the Pg after the ovaries quit. If levels are very low, adrenal and ovarian hormone product of Pg may both be low. 0.5-2.0ng/mL – The normal range for a woman who is not cycling/ovulating and has proper adrenal Pg production.
Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Essentials Fullscript
Pelvic floor physical therapy can address chronic pelvic pain syndrome, ( 6) fecal incontinence, and urinary incontinence, such as incontinence after prostatectomy (surgical treatment of prostate cancer). ( 8) Pelvic floor physical therapy may also improve sexual dysfunction, including erectile, ejaculation, and orgasm dysfunctions.
The Autoimmune Protocol Diet Fullscript
Additionally, certain elimination diet interventions have been suggested as autoimmune disease diets, such as a gluten-free diet, which is a treatment for and may be protective against celiac disease, as well as the autoimmune protocol diet, examined in detail below.
Similar products for practitioners – Fullscript Support
In the treatment plan tool, select Add products to expand the catalog and search for products. Select any product to see descriptions, ingredients, available sizes, etc. Similar products are found beneath the description towards the bottom of the page. Select a similar product to learn more about it.
Product swap tool – Fullscript Support
Replacement alerts in treatment plans. In prescriptions and recommendations, a banner is displayed for new products that replaced at-risk products. Swap alert in past orders. Patients who have ordered the product in the past, but did not have a prescription for the product, will see a swapped product banner in their order history.
Dr. Gerard Mullin SIBO Protocol Fullscript
Repeat 2 times, for a total of 3 cycles; 9 weeks total therapy. At Fullscript, we are committed to curating accurate, and reliable educational content for practitioners and patients alike. Our educational offerings cover a broad range of topics related to integrative medicine, such as supplement ingredients, diet, lifestyle, and health conditions.
Integrative Approach to Autoimmune Conditions Fullscript
An integrative approach to autoimmune disease treatment. Autoimmune diseases are chronic conditions that require life-long management. The traditional approach to treatment involves the use of immunosuppressive medications, such as TNFα inhibitors. Despite being considered the “gold standard” for the treatment of autoimmune conditions, a
Implement low residue diet AFTER eradication phase. Starting this diet while on treatment decreases bacterial growth, which reduces the anti-microbial effect of botanicals. Anti-microbial protocol can be repeated every 4 to 8 weeks until symptoms resolve. Maintenance (week 6 and 7) can be used for up to 3 months to enhance repair.
Breast Cancer: Thriving Through Treatment Fullscript
Listen as Dr. Lisa Price and Dr. Holly Lucille discuss how practitioners can safely help their cancer patients get through treatment with decreased morbidities. You will learn: 1) The main concerns when working in complementary cancer care. 2) Some of Dr. Price’s preferred supplements to prescribe to breast cancer patients.
Benefits of Colostrum, Including Immune Health Fullscript
Colostrum keeps your immune system strong while also helping to control inflammation and support gut health. ( 10) Ulcers are also an inflammatory gut condition. The two leading causes of peptic ulcers in the United States are the presence of Heliobacter pylori (H. pylori) and NSAID use.
SIBO: What the Science Says Fullscript
SIBO is a chronic intestinal disorder characterized by excessive amounts of bacteria in the small intestine. Under normal conditions, the upper small intestine contains less than 103 organisms/mL, primarily composed of Gram-positive bacteria. ( 4) In cases of SIBO, the bacterial population in an individual’s small intestine, specifically
The Dangers of Mold Exposure for Respiratory Health
Health effects of black mold. Black mold refers to several species of mold, such as Stachybotrys chartarum, that have a dark green or black appearance.() The most common black mold symptoms and health effects are associated with a respiratory response and includeChronic coughing and sneezing; Chronic fatigue; Irritation to the eyes and mucus membranes of the nose and throat
Men’s Health – Prostate Care Fullscript
Treatment of symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia with beta-sitosterol: an 18-month follow-up. BJU International, 85 (7), 842–846. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/10792163/ (B) Chatelain, C., Autet, W., & Brackman, F. (1999a). Comparison of once and twice daily dosage forms of Pygeum africanum extract in patients with benign prostatic
The Many Health Benefits of Berberine Fullscript
Zhang Y, Li X, Zou D, et al. Treatment of type 2 diabetes and dyslipidemia with the natural plant alkaloid berberine. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism . 2008;93(7):2559-2565. Dong H, Wang N, Zhao L, Lu F. Berberine in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus: a systemic review and meta-analysis.
Combined Care During Breast Cancer Treatment Fullscript
Cancer treatment depletes certain important nutrients. Studies by the National Cancer Institutes have found that nutrition and in particular specific foods can affect outcome, and even help or hurt short and long-term side effects. Patients receiving nutritional counseling before, during and after cancer treatment have better outcomes, quality