Too Much Estrogen and Too Little Progesterone Can Mean Too Much Anxiety

Too Much Estrogen and Too Little Progesterone Can Mean Too Much Anxiety

Do you know what it’s like to experience anxiety? Surely you’ve experienced it before, with the nausea and butterflies in the stomach, sweats, beating heart, and shortness of breath. It’s normal to feel anxiety for short periods of time leading up to a big event, such...
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...
Anxiety and Hypothyroidism: What You Need to Know

Anxiety and Hypothyroidism: What You Need to Know

I want to point out a connection that I don’t think people talk much about: anxiety and hypothyroidism. It’s counterintuitive, because hypothyroidism, in which thyroid function is low, is all about a slow down of metabolism and leads to fatigue, slow heartbeat,...
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...