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How And Why Compounded Medicine Can Be Life Altering For Many Women

In this episode, Lizzie Harbin and Sara Hoover of PCAA share about compounded hormones. The information they share is absolutely life-changing, especially for anyone in mid-life! 

Episode At A Glance: 

This week on The SavvyCast, Lizzie Harbin and Sara Hoover join me to discuss compounded hormones. Lizzie and Sara both work for PCAA (Professional Compounding Centers of America). In this episode, they share all the benefits of compounded medicines, how compounded hormones have affected their own personal lives, as well as the importance of lab testing. 

Who is Lizzie Harbin?  

Lizzie Harbin is Vice President of Public Affairs, Communications, Education, and Human Resources at PCAA. She lives with her husband Rod Harbin in Mountain Brook Alabama, and she has a daughter named Jillian (24) and a son named Jack (22). Lizzie's multi-faceted role within PCAA focuses on preserving and amplifying PCAA’s most valuable asset − its high-performing culture − while her work and leadership in the industry support her passion to ensure that all patients have access to life-enhancing compounded medication. Lizzie earned her bachelor’s degree in Communication from Tulane.

Who Is Sara Hoover? 

Sara Hoover is the Manager of Clinical Services at PCAA. She lives with her husband Eric Hoover in Dallas, Texas. Sara has three children – Lyndsey (21), Valerie (18), and Dylan (14). She has been a compounding pharmacist for more than 20 years and joined the PCAA Clinical Services team in June 2013. In January 2022, she was promoted to Manager of Clinical Services. Before joining PCAA, she was the owner/pharmacist of Creative Compounds in Prosper, Texas, an independent compounding-only pharmacy that focused on women’s health and nutrition. Sara obtained her Bachelor of Science in pharmacy from the University of Texas at Austin in 1994. 

Questions Answered In This Episode: 

  • How can someone find a compounding pharmacy?
  • What are the importance of hormones?
  • How can you get lab tested for hormone levels?
  • What has Lizzie’s personal experience with hormones been like? 
  • How has women’s health evolved over time?
  • What is the importance of lab testing?
  • How can oxytocin be helpful to women?
  • What exactly is compounding pharmacy?
  • What is Sara’s view on peptides and human growth hormones?

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