05 122018

Hormone Decline Causes Depression 

Depression can sneak up on us sometimes, and often we may not know why we are feeling down. You may be asking yourself “why am I depressed?” because you know that you have every reason in the world to be happy. Everything in your life is good. You are married to a wonderful man and

02 082018

Hotze Pharmacy is Now Compounding Peptides

Hotze Pharmacy is Now Compounding Peptides!

10 072018

Dangers of Unopposed Estrogen

To function optimally, the female body requires a balance of estrogens (a trio of related hormones called estradiol, estrone, and estriol) and progesterone. The ovaries are the primary site for the production of both the estrogens and progesterone. But while both estrogen and progesterone levels decline with age, progesterone declines much more dramatically. By menopause,

05 062018

How to Travel with Your Hormones

Summer is here! Are you getting ready for your much awaited vacation?  “Clothes – check. Swimsuit – check. Passport – check. Hormones – wait –how can I take them on vacation?” This is one of the more popular questions we get from our guests.  My husband and I love to travel to England, and it

01 052018

Why You Should Use Aluminum-Free Deodorant

Spring is here, the weather is warming up and you are ready to get outside and have some fun! As women, we always want to look and feel our best, and that includes smelling fresh and clean. No one likes to deal with unpleasant underarm odor, and choosing the right deodorant is important because it

13 042018

Spring Clean Your Medicine Cabinet

Springtime is here and it usually motivates us to do some spring cleaning of our home, bedroom, closet or pantry.  Nothing feels better than having a fresh start!  However, you may not realize that spring cleaning your medicine cabinet is much needed, too.  Not only is it important to clean out and get rid of

06 032018

Allergies and Adrenal Fatigue

Did you know that chronic allergies can lead to overworked adrenal glands? People with allergies commonly have weak adrenal function, also known as adrenal fatigue. Most allergies involve the release of histamine and other pro-inflammatory substances. Cortisol, which is produced by the adrenal glands, is a strong anti-inflammatory hormone. The more histamine that is released,

02 022018

Hormone Replacement Therapy Protects Women's Hearts

Did you know that restoring and balancing hormones can help women prevent heart disease and live a longer life? A new imaging study by Cedars-Sinai suggests that women using hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to treat menopausal symptoms have a LOWER risk of death as well as lower levels of plaque buildup in the arteries (atherosclerosis),

03 012018

The Prescription for Silky Winter Skin

Is the winter season making your skin feel dry, tight or chapped?  Even in a warmer climate like we have here in south Texas, the colder weather can be harsh on our skin, and our hair doesn’t always like it, either. There are some things you can do to keep your hair and skin glowing

01 112017

Stressed Out? There’s a Hormone for That.

What does stress look like for you? Is it raising young children? A stressful job? Maybe it’s the passing of a loved one or the feeling like you can barely catch your breath with an overpacked schedule? These life circumstances are indeed emotional stressors, and when paired with various physical stressors such as exercise or