| Benefits of Melatonin: Special Report
What is Melatonin and why is it so important?
The pineal gland is a small endocrine gland in the vertebrate brain. The pineal is the master gland that overseas the operation of all our other glands and influences every cell of our body. It helps us maintain normal hormone levels, and overseas our growth and development. The pineal gland operates through a hormone called melatonin. Melatonin is instrumental in establishing our daily rhythms from infancy on.
Is Your Thermostat Broken?
Posted by Physician's Preference on 9/12/2013
For as long as I can remember, I've been very active and able to keep up with the hectic pace of my lifestyle ... until the last year or so. My body just wasn't feeling like it could sustain me and it wasn't responding to exercise like it used to (when I was younger).
Dr. Hotze answers: Am I taking the right vitamins?
Trying to decide which vitamins and supplements are the right ones to take can be confusing. At Physician’s Preference and the Hotze Health and Wellness Center, we are here to provide clarity and direction.
Give the Gift of Health
Welcome to Day 10 of the 12 Days of Holly Jolly!
Ok, here’s today’s tip for having your best holiday ever: Give the Gift of Health!
A brand new you: Energy
Posted by Physician's Preference on 8/7/2012
So you'd like to know how to improve your energy levels?
Of course you would! Who doesn't?!
New & Improved! Dr. Hotzes PowerPak
So word on the street has it there's a new kid on the block! You've probably seen it by now or heard rumors about a "change" so we're herre to officially introduce to you...
Snoozing in class? There's a supplement for that!
Posted by Physician's Preference on 8/22/2011
The alarm clock goes off; you pop right out of bed and realize it’s the first day of school. You have the coolest new clothes and even the most popular school supplies. Whether you’re a student or a parent, the first day of school is always exciting and is the easiest day to jump out of bed!
Posted by Physician's Preference on 5/3/2011
to Weight Loss
Mom is thoughtful, caring, selfless, and just plain wonderful, right? Moms are always thinking of others, doing things for others, and putting themselves last. Does Mom ever get to come first? Absolutely she does!
Stress and Adrenal Fatigue: Diary of a Stress Junkie
Stressed? Relax, and stop the madness! You are not alone. Obviously, reducing exposure to stress is ideal, but this is not always possible. Physician’s Preference recommends preparing your adrenal glands ahead of time with two “must have’ supplements.
What Vitamins Should I take?
As a vitamin consultant, I am asked daily
“How many and which vitamins do you take?” Resiliently spouting off
almost everything on our shelves, I go through and name everything I
take. When I get done, nine times out of ten I’m asked, “Well what do
you take this
for?” and “what does this
do for you?” and of course, “What vitamins should I take”. So I’m here to tell you all what
is in my pillbox...
Vitamin Type 1: Energy Boosting Vitamins
Physician’s Preference brings you the
first article in a series discussing types of vitamins. This week we
focus on energy boosting vitamins.
Did you know that one of the top reasons patients see their doctors is
fatigue, or low energy? Fatigue can manifest as feeling sleepy, lacking
energy to do things you are excited about, and generally being..
Product Series 2: How Energy Vitamins Work
Physician’s Preference brings you an
article in a series discussing products and their effectiveness. This
week we focus on energy vitamins.
What do you reach for during the well-known afternoon energy slump? Is
it a cup of coffee? Maybe a snack from the vending machine such as
chips, cookies or even a...