Summer Weight Loss Tips: What Hormones to Test, Programs, & More/
Are you looking to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle? With so much information out there, it can be tough to know where to start. In this article, we'll explore the basics of weight loss and healthy living to help you on your journey. First, it's important to understand that weight loss is not […]
Dr. Holtorf's Top Health Tips for Men/
1. Get your thyroid checked Men should get their thyroid checked as optimal thyroid levels not only reduce the risk for heart disease and cancer but also reduce weight, increase energy, improve collagen production for better skin, reduce cholesterol and improve hair growth. The standard thyroid test called a TSH will, however, often miss low tissue thyroid levels so […]
Treatment for Breast Cancer Often Results In Complaints of Low Libido/
1. Testosterone is known as the “hormone of desire,” as it is essential for a healthy libido. The ovaries produce half of the testosterone in women, but with chemotherapy that is frequently used in the treatment of breast cancer, there is a reduction in ovarian function, reducing estrogen, progesterone and testosterone levels often resulting in […]
Hidden Causes of Low Libido/
February is often referred to as the “month of love” as we all are being bombarded with messaging around Valentine’s Day and romance. As a result, this time of year can bring sexual health and libido to the forefront. Low libido and sexual dysfunction can be a sensitive topic for many, but the reality is […]
Hyperthyroidism Linked to Infertility Research Finds/
It is well known that infertility in the United States is on the rise. The use of assisted reproductive technology (ART) by infertile couples is increasing by 5% to 10% annually. Although this may be partially due to societal factors such as advanced education and career opportunities for women, later marriage, and delayed childbearing, there is likely more […]
Hypothyroidism: Do Symptoms Worsen During the Winter?/
Many of us find it harder to stay healthy during the winter months to begin with - the shorter days affect our sleep cycle and circadian rhythm, there is more junk food around during the holidays, and the cold weather discourages many from going outside and staying active. However, the winter months may be particularly […]
New Study Links Thyroid Dysfunction to Dementia/
January is Thyroid Awareness Month, making it a good time to highlight the latest trending research studies when it comes to how the thyroid can impact the rest of the body: New Study Links Hypothyroidism to Increased Risk of Dementia A study published by the American Academy of Neurology in July 2022 showed that older individuals […]
Tips to Promote Hair, Skin & Nail Health/
The health of our hair, skin, and nails is a direct reflection of our overall wellness. These features can shed light onto low thyroid hormone, inflammation, poor detox pathways, a vitamin deficiency, and other underlying issues you may not be aware of. Although it is common to attempt to promote the health of your hair, […]
5 Tips to Age Optimally/
The Global Anti-Aging Market was valued at nearly $60 billion dollars in 2021 and is estimated to be worth over $88 billion by 2028. This massive anti-aging industry thrives off the universal fear of getting older. It encourages consumers, and particularly women, to do everything in their power to look young for as long as possible. At Holtorf […]
Why Sleep Matters & Why You Need to Optimize It/
“Sleep is the golden chain that binds health and our bodies together,” - Thomas Dekker Why Sleep Matters At its core, sleep is the way in which our brains and bodies restore, repair, and prepare for the following day. Without it, we cannot function properly. In fact, Dr. Matthew Walker, neuroscientist and author of Why We […]
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 […]
Diagnosis and Treatment of HPA Axis Dysfunction in Patients with CFS and FM/
Dr. Holtorf's study on the HPA axis
NAD Therapy: Mental & Physical Benefits/
We lose 40% of our NAD by the age of 40.
Hormones Critical to Male Wellness/
Hormones rarely receive the attention they deserve.
Best Ways for Men to Practice Proactive Care/
Men are statistically less likely to practice self-care.
Mental Health Awareness Month: The Mind-Body Connection/
Psychological and physical health are intrinsically connected as each can significantly impact the other.
The Rising Issue of Infertility in the United States/
The causes may surprise you
5 Herbal Remedies for Combatting Stress/
Reduce cortisol levels & more
Autoimmune Disorders of the Thyroid/
Is thyroid disease an autoimmune disease?
Autoimmune Disease FAQ/
Is there an autoimmune disease diet?
Oral Health: How Important is it, What is it an Indication of, & More/
A window to your overall health
Thyroid Awareness Month: Let’s Talk Thyroid Medication/
Medication is often an integral part to treatment
How Environmental Toxins Affect The Thyroid/
Toxins are a significant contributor to thyroid health
How The Thyroid Affects The Entire Body/
The thyroid affects nearly every organ in the body