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Treating the Cause of Fibromyalgia, Not the Symptoms

Treating the Cause of Fibromyalgia, Not the Symptoms

The word fibromyalgia means muscle pain, which is a symptom of an underlying cause. However, conventional doctors use the term fibromyalgia to describe a set of symptoms that are actually common symptoms of hypothyroidism – a common cause of fibromyalgia.

Testosterone Deficiency Causes Heart Disease in Men

Testosterone Deficiency Causes Heart Disease in Men

Optimal testosterone levels are extremely important for the heart, and testosterone levels naturally decline as men age. There is emerging evidence suggesting that testosterone deficiency is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, so testosterone replacement therapy could reduce cardiovascular disease risk in men with low testosterone.

How to Beat Springtime Allergies

How to Beat Springtime Allergies

Springtime is here and you know what that means – allergy season!  You’ve probably already noticed the yellow pollen on cars and have been sneezing a lot.  For some people, allergies can cause more serious symptoms such as painful sinus infections and asthma. Do you...

Can Treating Hypothyroidism Treat Your Depression, Too?

Can Treating Hypothyroidism Treat Your Depression, Too?

The thyroid regulates the body’s metabolic rate and helps the body convert food into the energy it needs. Hypothyroidism, or low thyroid function, can cause a host of undesirable symptoms, including fatigue, weight gain, inability to lose weight, cold intolerance, and...

Desiccated Versus Synthetic Thyroid Hormone

Desiccated Versus Synthetic Thyroid Hormone

One of the cornerstones of our holistic approach to health at the Hotze Health & Wellness Center is using bioidentical hormones in our treatment plans. Through working with thousands of patients, I’ve found that treating the underlying cause of problems, rather...

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