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Answering the Top Thyroid Health Questions

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Welcome to our comprehensive guide on thyroid health! In this blog, we're delving into some of the internet's most searched questions about thyroid health to empower everyone to make informed choices on their health journey. Where is the thyroid gland located?     The thyroid gland is located in the neck, just below the Adam's apple, and […]

Understanding Testosterone and Its Impact on Women's Health

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Similar to men, women also produce the androgen hormone known as testosterone, albeit in smaller quantities, primarily in their ovaries and adrenal glands. Testosterone plays a crucial role in maintaining mood, energy levels, sex drive, and overall bodily functions in women. The Influence of Testosterone on Women's Health: Normal testosterone levels have several essential functions […]

Understanding the Significance of Hormonal Health for Women

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When it comes to women's hormonal health, many of us have a basic understanding of the role estrogen and progesterone play in the monthly menstrual cycle. However, the influence of these hormones extends far beyond reproductive health. In reality, hormones, including estrogen and progesterone, are instrumental in the overall well-being of our body. Hormones act […]

Rethinking Hypothyroidism: Beyond TSH and T4

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Hypothyroidism, a condition characterized by insufficient cellular thyroid function, is a widespread health issue affecting countless individuals. The typical symptoms associated with hypothyroidism include fatigue, weight gain, depression, muscle aches, and more. Unfortunately, this condition often goes undiagnosed due to the limitations of standard thyroid testing. In this blog post, we will delve into the […]

What Causes Hormonal Imbalances? Addressing Hot Flashes, Hormonal Acne, Low Energy, & More

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Hormonal imbalances can have a significant impact on both our physical and emotional well-being, often leading to a range of uncomfortable symptoms. Various factors, such as our lifestyle choices and the environment we live in, can contribute to these imbalances. Recognizing the underlying causes of hormonal disruption is a critical step not only in managing […]

The Role of Hormones in Wellness and Disease Prevention: What You Need to Know

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The study and use of hormones have traditionally been the domain of endocrinology, which focuses on the pathological effects of hormones in the human body. However, there is no specific field of medicine that studies the effects of hormones on wellness and disease prevention. As the field of wellness and disease prevention expands, it is […]

Debunking Myths About Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy

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As we grow older, our hormone production decreases naturally, which can lead to various signs of aging such as poor memory, decreased energy levels, and low quality of sleep. Hormones are responsible for controlling a wide range of bodily functions, from appetite to sexual drive, and can also affect mood, heart health, bone density, skin […]

Tips to Promote Longevity

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Longevity is so much more than a long lifespan. Longevity is about, not only living a longer life, but living a healthier life. Oftentimes, people will say that would not want to live to 100 because they would not want to live to be in an incapacitated state. However, by taking steps towards your optimal healthspan and […]

Endometriosis: Benefits of Progesterone

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Endometriosis is a disorder in which tissue similar to that which forms the lining of the uterus continues to grow outside of the uterine cavity. This tissue is referred to as the endometrium and in the case of endometriosis, it continues to grow on the ovaries, the lining of the pelvis, and even the intestines. […]

Patient Safety: Stop Dismissing Perimenopause and Menopause

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Many doctors are underequipped to treat these conditions

Meet the Doctors: Nancy Evans

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Holtorf Medical Group's first Naturopathic Doctor

Meet the Doctors: Moses A Laufer

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Dr. Laufer specializes in treating thyroid dysfunction

Meet the Doctors: Kent Holtorf, M.D.

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Holtorf Medical Group was founded by Dr. Kent Holtorf

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