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),

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

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

The Truth About Estrogen for Women’s Health

Given the many conceptions about estrogen in the universe, it can be hard to distinguish which is right, wrong or even close to accurate. So, let’s debunk some common estrogen myths: Estrogen is not bad. Because of the correlation with estrogen and various cancers found in women, estrogen has gotten a bad rap. The truth

Do You Know What's REALLY in Your Hormones?

Did you know?  At Hotze Pharmacy, we believe that the quality of your compounded hormones directly affects the way you feel and respond to those hormones. In light of that, we have committed ourselves to the following standards of excellence.  In 2007, Hotze Pharmacy was among the first in the nation to receive accreditation from

A Common “Missing Link” to Memory Health

By now, you are probably well aware of the main hormones for men and women; estrogen, progesterone, thyroid and testosterone to name a few. While all the hormones can make significant improvements in overall health and memory, there is one hormone (also known as the “mother of all hormones”) that is most effective with memory-

Hormones: The Case for Quality

Here’s an undeniable truth:  people love a good deal.  From toothpaste and groceries to shoes and bags, it’s fun to feel like you got a bargain.  When it comes to the end-of-season clearance on sandals, by all means, shop to your heart’s content. Where you shouldn’t cut corners?  Your health. As a cash-based pharmacy, it’s

5 Common Causes of Anxiety in Women

Anxiety affects 40 million adults in the U.S.  Women are twice as likely to have an anxiety disorder as men. Do these sound familiar? Are you nervous and irritable? Do you often feel scared for no reason? Do you feel impending doom? Do you have feelings of panic? Are you often ill at ease or

Could you have Low T?

It’s inevitable.  Just as a woman’s hormones decline with age, so do a man’s. In specific, male testosterone levels tend to drop significantly after the age of 45. And now, due to increased exposure to environmental toxins, petrochemicals, and xenoestrogens, low testosterone levels are becoming more common than ever in younger men, even in their

Skin that Glows, Naturally

Glowing, youthful skin is something we all want year-round, right? However, in the hotter months when it becomes impossible not to sweat foundation off, what lays beneath becomes more important than ever. If you feel like your skin is not in a place where you are ready to bare all, then we have a treat