Why Your Mitochondria Matter: Tiny Powerhouses, Big Impact on Your Health


We often think of our bodies as complex machines, but have you ever stopped to consider the miniature powerhouses driving every single function? Enter the mitochondria, often referred to as the "cells' engines." These tiny organelles, found in nearly every cell of your body, are responsible for producing a molecule called ATP, the fuel that […]

Optimizing Thyroid Health: Beyond Standard Testing


When it comes to thyroid health, the conventional approach of relying solely on standard thyroid tests may not provide a complete picture of an individual's thyroid function. The complexities of thyroid physiology, especially the role of deiodinases – enzymes responsible for activating and deactivating thyroid hormones within different tissues – challenge the conventional notion of […]

Decoding Thyroid Function: The Role of Deiodinase Enzymes


Understanding thyroid function involves delving into the intricate network of deiodinase enzymes that play a crucial role in regulating cellular thyroid activity. These enzymes determine the activation and deactivation of thyroid hormones within cells, thereby governing thyroid levels at a local level. This is a pivotal aspect of thyroid health, impacting various tissues and physiological […]

Exploring the Wonders of Prolozone Therapy


In the world of alternative therapies, Prolozone therapy, also known as Prolotherapy, has emerged as a holistic option for individuals dealing with musculoskeletal discomfort, degenerative conditions, and weakened immune systems. By combining the principles of "proliferation" and "ozone," this treatment has gained attention for its potential to alleviate chronic pain and promote the body's natural […]

The Connection Between Mold and Lyme Disease: Understanding the Relationship


Mold and Lyme disease are two conditions that can have a significant impact on a person's health. While these two conditions may seem unrelated, recent research has shown that there is a strong connection between them. In this blog post, we will explore the link between mold and Lyme disease, and explain how understanding this […]

Lyme Disease and Addiction: Understanding the Connection


Lyme disease is a bacterial infection that is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected ticks. The symptoms of Lyme disease can be debilitating, including fatigue, joint pain, and neurological problems. However, recent research has suggested that there may be a link between Lyme disease and addiction. Studies have found that individuals with Lyme disease are more […]

Bad Habits: Can They Actually Be Good For You?


Below are Dr. Holtorf’s thoughts on commonly labeled “bad habits” and how some may actually be better for you than you think: 1. Can Swearing Actually Help Reduce Pain? Cursing has shown to increase the fight or flight response. This involves the release of norepinephrine, which can effect the central nervous system to reduce the […]

CoQ10: What Is It & Do You Need It?


Do You Need CoQ10? As the body ages, many systems and functions begin to decline and deteriorate. Common problems associated with aging include reduced energy, cognitive troubles, fertility issues, and of course greater risk of cardiovascular and neurodegenerative disease. Many assume that these difficulties are an unavoidable part of getting older. However, this may not […]

Benefits of the Weber Laser If You’re Immunocompromised


What Is the Weber Laser? Also known as Intravenous Laser Blood Irradiation, the Weber Laser is a method of IV therapy was originally introduced by Russian scientists E.N. Meschalkin and V.S. Sergiewski in 1981 as a potential way to treat cardiovascular diseases. This treatment is designed to send precise laser light directly through your veins and […]

Tips for Optimal Immune Health


We only realize the importance of our immune system once we get sick… The immune system is the body’s defense to combatting any bug or illness. When our immune system is compromised, it is difficult for anything else to function optimally: we cannot think as clearly, exercise at the same capacity, digest food as well, or perform […]

The Newest Biomarkers to Test Your Doctor Doesn’t Know About


Only 12% of Americans are considered “metabolically healthy.” More than 130 million Americans are dealing with chronic disease. Up to 40% of annual deaths are due to preventable conditions. Given these statistics, health should be a national priority, yet Americans still only spend an average of 20 minutes with their primary care physician annually. At […]

PEMF (Pulsed Electro-Magnetic Field) Therapy: Benefits & How It Works


There have been over 2,000 studies on these benefits

Conditions Associated with Adrenal Dysfunction


The adrenals are a crucial part of the endocrine system

Acupuncture - What is it and What are the Benefits?


Acupunture has been practiced for over 2,500 years.

Our Immune System – The Army Inside


The immune system is constantly evaluating and diagnosing.

Adrenal Dysfunction and Fibromyalgia


Fibromyalgia affects an estimated 2% to 4% of the population

Prolozone Therapy: A Promising Solution for Chronic Pain


Prolozone Therapy gives hope for chronic pain management

Meet the Doctors: Nancy Evans


Holtorf Medical Group's first Naturopathic Doctor

The Mental Health Day You Deserve


A mental health day should include restorative activities

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