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The Holtorf Medical Group Blog is designed to share timely information on topics that our patients and friends want to hear about. Every month a new topic is discussed and they are archived so that you go back and read them over again. The Holtorf Medical Group Blog prides itself on providing pertinent information that will help all patients find information that they are looking for.

Subclinical Hypothyroidism

What Doctors Don’t See: Subclinical Hypothyroidism

Multiple difficult to diagnose conditions such as chronic fatigue syndrome, irritable bowel syndrome, and subclinical hypothyroidism and their associated symptoms are often discounted as part of growing older. Although there is some truth that the body becomes less efficient over …

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Health Insurance

Why We Don’t and Can’t Take Insurance

When under the care of a doctor, even if they are well informed and knowledgeable of one’s condition, they may not be able to assist to the best of their abilities. Health insurance has significant influence over what doctors can …

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Mitochondria and Glutathione

Mitochondria and Glutathione – Behind the Scenes of Aging and Disease

For optimal energy and focus our bodies require an abundance of mitochondria and a wealth of glutathione (Gloot-a-THI-own) to preserve them. Most people are born with an abundance of both, but levels diminish as we age. In addition to the …

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Support Immunity with Low Dose Immunotherapy (LDI)

Support Immunity with Low Dose Immunotherapy (LDI)

When working correctly the immune system helps combat harmful pathogens and foreign substances from causing infections, delivering viruses, and disrupting the body. Those with malfunctioning immune systems frequently develop autoimmune conditions and chronic disease. By strengthening the immune system, one …

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Ways to Increase Immunity and Immune System

Back to School: Ways to Increase Immunity

There are many reasons why there is greater risk of illness when returning to school but one of the best ways to counteract them is by understanding and supporting the immune system. What is the Immune System? It may not …

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Adrenal Glands 101

All About the Adrenals: Understanding Their Role in Optimal Health

When the adrenals are not working properly one can fall into a severe and seemingly unending fatigue. By having a greater understanding of adrenal gland function, its impact on the body, and methods of optimization, one can keep their body …

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Adrenal Dysfunction and Exercise

Exercising with Adrenal Dysfunction: Should You Do It?

The adrenals have significant influence over one’s hormones. Therefore, if this system malfunctions one can experience widespread issues including chronic fatigue. Exercise is commonly touted as a universal benefit. Although the grand majority of people benefit from regular healthy exercise, …

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Low Dose Naltrexone - LDN

Learning More About Low Dose Naltrexone and The LDN GIVEAWAY

Interestingly, a long-known drug that was previously used primarily for drug and alcohol addiction may prove to be helpful. Low Dose Naltrexone, or LDN, is more recently being used as an effective treatment for conditions such as fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue …

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Endocrine Disorders and What You Can Do About Them

Top 5 Endocrine Disorders and What You Can Do About Them

Being introduced to and informed of the leading endocrine disorders can help one acquire better treatment and greater health. There are numerous conditions that impact the endocrine system, and therefore the rest of the body. The following five conditions or …

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Leptin Resistance and Weight Loss - Obesity

Leptin Resistance: An Endocrinological Assessment of Weight Gain and Obesity

America has a weight problem. Nearly two-thirds of our nation is obese or significantly overweight. Unfortunately, there is more to it than diet and exercise and more often than not, individuals in this category struggle to lose weight. Why? The …

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