Hormonal Imbalance After Childbirth

May 4, 2015

Hormonal Imbalance After Childbirth

Mother’s Day is one of our favorite times of year, because it gives us a chance to celebrate you, moms.  For new moms, this time can feel that much more special.  You finally have your very own baby to hold, love and take care of.  Life is great, right?

What Changed?
Or maybe things aren’t so great.  Perhaps something’s changed and you don’t feel as well as you used to.  You are tired all the time and it is difficult to take care of your baby.   You have insomnia, headaches, brain fog, anxiety, weight gain and you are becoming irritable from the fatigue you feel on a daily basis.  You’re thinking, “it wasn’t supposed to be this way.”

Hormonal Imbalance After Childbirth
While you might feel all alone, it is quite common for childbirth to alter hormonal balance and throw you off track, causing all kinds of negative health symptoms. These can be caused by estrogen dominance, hypothyroidism, and adrenal fatigue.  It doesn’t always happen after your first baby.  It could happen after your second or third, or any time after childbirth.

Common Hormonal Imbalance Symptoms to Look For:

Weight gain

Low libido
Difficulty concentrating
Short term memory loss
Mood swings
Hair loss
Dry skin
Irregular menstrual cycles
Postpartum depression

Traditional Medicine Often Fails You
Have you gone to your doctor, only to be told that she can’t find anything wrong with you? Are you feeling like it’s all in your head?  Have you been told that your blood test results are normal? Symptoms of thyroid problems and hormonal imbalance are commonly misdiagnosed by traditional doctors. Have you been given an antidepressant, because “that’s the only way you’ll come out of this”?  Or you might be given a diagnosis that merely describes your symptoms such as fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, IBS, insomnia, depression or anxiety disorder.

Tanya’s Story
Click here to watch how new mom Tanya got her life back!

Get your life back!
If you are not feeling right after the birth of your child, please know that it doesn’t have to be this way. This is a special chapter of your life and you deserve to feel your best.  You don’t have to trade your good health for being a mom.  By balancing your hormones with bioidentical hormones that are identical to the ones that God created you with, you can restore hormonal balance and feel like yourself again.


Are you a new mom?  If you have questions about how your hormones might be affected at this special time, leave us a comment below.  We read every one and are here to ensure that you get the help you need.


52 responses to “Hormonal Imbalance After Childbirth”

  1. Lindsay says:

    This is the second pregnancy/post partum time where I have lost significant weight during my first trimester (wasn’t due to morning sickness, diet remained the same), and then had my baby only to start packing on the pounds. I am hypothyroid but my levels are currently within range (and fairly low), so this is a very frustrating mystery to me. Could it be cortisol? The absence of HCG? I have to get this figured out. My weight is resistant to diet and exercise, I eat clean and am very active. Please help me.

    • Hotze Team says:

      Dear Lindsay,
      We are so sorry to hear about your struggle with weight – please know that you are not alone. This is a common symptom of hypothyroidism. Just because your blood work levels are in the normal range doesn’t mean your dosage or even formulation (i.e. T4 vs a T3/T4 combo) are correct for you. Since you are having weight gain, this is a clear sign that you are not on the correct dose of thyroid medication, or possibly not the right type of thyroid medication. Our doctors focus primarily on how the patient feels and not solely on a blood test. We use natural desiccated thyroid to treat hypothyroidism with great results. We will be happy to help you. Please call a wellness consultant at 877-698-8698 if you would like more information about how our program can help you. We hope you have a Merry Christmas!

      • Jenna says:

        My name is Jenna, I am 25 and have a 3 year old baby girl. Since giving birth my hair has been falling out non stop! I mean bunches every time I comb it, I had really thick hair before. Besides this the only other thing I can think of is that the 2 month shot and minerva pill gave me a con start period. But I have not been on any contraception for months now and it makes no difference. 3 years of terrible hair loss. It’s actually scary.

    • Tammy says:

      Hi, my name is Tammy and I would like to know if anyone has ever had an issue with medication not working after having a baby? Last year was my first time getting pregnant and I delivered twins via cesarean this past June. I was diagnosed with anxiety and adhd years before pregnancy, and fortunately I was able to stop my prescribed medication (Adderall, without having any focus issues) as soon as I found out that I was pregnant. About a month after the babies were born, I felt like it was time to start taking my Adderall again as I was having a lot of trouble focusing and concentrating. I restarted the Adderall (same mg as the past) and it did not help me like it used to. Some days I felt like it didn’t help me at all. I had my doctor recently increase the mg and I still feel the same…very foggy, terrible concentration/focus, & memory problems as well. I am wondering if my hormones are imbalanced as I feel that my tolerance should have not been affected after not taking the Adderall throughout my pregnancy. I recently scheduled a doctor’s apt with a doctor that practices functional medicine. I am going to have my hormone levels checked through a saliva sample, but I can’t take the test until the end of the month, and the results take at least 2 weeks to come back. I feel like I will be “stuck” like this forever, and it’s a horrible feeling when you have 2 precious babies to care for, but you’re worried every single day about having an accident due to lack of focus, inattention, severe brain fog, memory issues. I have already had 2 accidents with my daughter in the past 5 months. I don’t want anymore, and I just want to feel like my normal self again. I have had some blood work done, but everything tested appeared to be within normal limits which makes me feel like I’m crazy.

      • Hotze Team says:

        Dear Tammy,

        Congratulations on your twins! This is a very exciting time in your life and you should be able to feel your best. When it comes to hormone imbalance, your symptoms are very important and key in telling your doctor which hormones may need to be replenished. We recommend bioidentical hormones because they are identical to the hormones made by your body.

        Symptoms such as brain fog, difficulty concentrating, and memory loss are common symptoms of low thyroid function, or hypothyroidism. You can’t rely on a single blood test, the TSH, when being diagnosed for hypothyroidism. Just because your blood work may be in the “normal range” doesn’t mean you are at the right level for you. Please know that you are not crazy! What you are feeling is very real and many women experience this. It can be resolved by restoring your hormones to their optimal levels. Again, your doctor should listen to your symptoms and take those into consideration.

        Here is a post that explains the hormone connection to anxiety: http://makeshift-worm.flywheelsites.com/2015/06/5-common-causes-of-anxiety-in-women/

        Please take our symptom checker quiz to find out if hormonal imbalance could be causing your symptoms: http://makeshift-worm.flywheelsites.com/symptom-checker/

        If we may be of service to you, please do not hesitate to contact our wellness consultants at 281-698-8698. It would be our privilege to serve you.


        Hotze Team

  2. Chelsea says:

    I’m pretty positive I have a hormonal imbalance. I have felt all the symptoms listed for about 2 years and been to doctors only to hear blood work is fine etc etc. frustrating and gave up trying to figure it out because I assumed this was just going to have to be the new norm. So, now that I have been doing some more research, I am looking at the bioidentical hormones. Is this is pill form? Do I need a prescription or where would I buy these?

    • Hotze Team says:

      Dear Chelsea,

      We understand your frustration. Many women run into this same roadblock, when doctors only look at their lab results. Our doctors listen and evaluate you according to your symptoms and clinical history.

      At Hotze Pharmacy, we make our bioidentical hormones in capsule, cream, and sublingual tablet form. You do need a prescription from a doctor. Please call our wellness consultants for more information at 281-698-8698. We will be happy to help you.

  3. Susan says:

    Hi there my name is susan, and am have a problem
    I just had my baby about 7 months ago. And one of eyes is turning red all the time .a doctor told me it could be my hermone is this possible and what can I do to get it back in check.by the way the redness comes and goes like every month or so please help.

  4. Madi says:

    I am 3 months postpartum. I had a c section and have been on birth control for 2 months now. I stopped bleeding for 2 weeks and then had a period but i’ve been spotting ever since (2 weeks now). Could it
    be the hormones in the birth control effecting this?

  5. Daniela Lopez says:

    I have a beautiful baby boy that is 8 months old. When we took my son home the first few days I cried a lot. I couldn’t control my emotions and I didn’t/don’t know why I was so sad. I feel like I am hiding something from my husband and family because I don’t really know what it is I am feeling right now. I do have hypothyroid and am on medication that I take daily. The dose changed after I had my son. I don’t know if I am depressed or what is wrong with me. I am so tired all of the time, I do get moody but am able to control it most of the time, I cried when I read the intro to this page…I think I need help. I live in Southern California, do you have an office here?

    • Hotze Team says:

      Dear Daniela,

      First, congratulations on your baby boy! We are so sorry that you are not feeling well, but please know that you are not alone. These changes are common after childbirth due to hormone decline and imbalance, and there is a natural solution.

      During pregnancy, the placenta produces progesterone – known for its mood elevating effects – at levels that are many times higher than your body normally produces. Upon the birth of the baby, the placenta is expelled resulting in an immediate drop in a woman’s progesterone level, leading to feelings of depression. Since the drastic drop in progesterone causes the low moods of postpartum depression, it only makes sense to restore the body’s progesterone levels with bioidentical progesterone.

      It is also possible that you are not on the right dose of thyroid medication since you are still having symptoms of hypothyroidism. When our patients still have low thyroid symptoms, our doctors will slowly increase the dose until those symptoms go away. Also, if you are on a synthetic thyroid such as Synthroid, then that could be part of the problem, too. We find that our patients have much better results on natural desiccated thyroid.

      We do not have an office in California, however we do see people from all over the world. You only need to come to Houston for your very first visit, which is a thorough examination with our doctor. After that, your follow up visits may be done over the phone. Please consider calling our wellness consultants at 877-698-8698 who can tell you about our treatment program. We would count it a privilege to help you feel your best again.

  6. Abi says:

    I have delivered a baby girl 50days before. I am getting my mensus alternative weeks and having it for 5 days. And it’s heavy flow and clots. I was depressed when my daughter born because she was in ICU for couple of days due to meconium issue. Then I don’t have complete milk secretion so I use to give milk powder. Could you please response me to regularize my menopause. Before pregnancy I usually get 28days cycle. Please help me.


    My name is Chrissy. I had my baby girl 4/10/15 (first pregnancy). She was born the months early weighing 1.15 ounces. We stayed in the NICU 90 days. She is perfectly healthy and right where she needs to be developmentally. She is a true miracle! However, just recently I feel so all over the place. My hormones seem to be going crazy. I haven’t made an appointment with my doctor yet. Any advice? I do not feel like I am suffering from depression. I do have major anxiety. I have always had anxiety though.

  8. kelly says:

    I have a 6 months old baby boy and i suspect he has a hormonal imbalance, cz i noticed that he is growing some hair on his pubic and this is really worrying me!!

    • Hotze Team says:

      Dear Kelly,

      Congratulations on your baby boy! It is likely that since he is 6 months old, and that if he is getting dairy directly, this could be a possible cause, so we would recommend stopping the dairy and taking him to the doctor to be evaluated. We hope this information is helpful – thank you for your comment.


      Hotze Team

  9. Kamoya says:

    Hi. My name is Kamoya Smith. I am from Jamaica. I have been suffering from ppl for over the past six months. I have been on these antidepressants and antipsychotic meds and none of them worked. They only made me worse; valium 5mg, risperdone 5mg, epilim 200mg, quetiapine 100 and 200 mg, stimuloton 50mg. They have not told me that I should check my hormones to c if they are imbalanced or not. I feel insane…and I have been experiencing symptoms of hormonal imbalance.

  10. Emily says:

    Hi! I am 5 months postpartum and suffering from anxiety and a little bit of depression. I get stressed feeling easily and foggy headed. Just don’t feel myself. I used bioidentical progesterone cream prior to pregnancy with great results. I had my hormone levels checked 6 weeks postpartum and my progesterone and estrogen levels were very low. My cortisol levels were high and my thyroid looked normal. My hormones were tested via a 24 hour urine test and everything else was done by a blood panel. I was prescribed a low dose of oral bioidentical progesterone 40mg, but I didn’t feel any better after taking it for about a month so I stopped and have just been doing over the counter progesterone cream. I’m on a mineral supplement called min-Chex along with a prenatal. I take fermented cod liver oil too. I am exclusively breastfeeding so I don’t know how that playS into the mix of what I can take. Do you think I would benefit from retesting?? Do you have any suggestions…. ready to feel better 🙂 thank you so much!

    • Hotze Team says:

      Dear Emily,

      Thank you for your question. We are so sorry that you are experiencing those symptoms. Anxiety, depression, stress, and brain fog are common symptoms of hormone imbalance. It is common for women to feel different after childbirth, however by replenishing your hormones with bioidentical hormones, you can get back to feeling like yourself again.

      Remember, you do not want to rely on blood levels or lab work alone. Symptoms are very important in diagnosing a hormone deficiency. If you did not feel better on your bioidentical progesterone dose, then you were not on the right dose for you. Your doctor should adjust the dose until your symptoms are resolved.

      Please watch Tanya’s story for inspiration: http://makeshift-worm.flywheelsites.com/2013/02/tanya-s-story/

      We would be happy to serve you. If you would like more information about our program, please call one of our wellness consultants at 281-698-8698. Thank you!


      Hotze Team

  11. Luzviminda Rebeche says:

    Hi hello.. I am Luzvi…

    Year 1997 I gave birth to my first child I was only 20’years old that time.I suffered eclampsia because of hypertension..but suddenly my baby died…and after that.. I suffered also mild stroke…I undergo 3 months therapy…from that time I gave birth I never had a menstrual cycle..unless I take pills…my doctor told me I have hormonal I balance..I take some medicines to have menstrual period but it doesn’t work..so I stop taking pills.. for now almost 15 years without menstration I am now 42 years old….just wanna ask is there any medicines to cure and to make my menstration normal….thank you…

  12. Jillian says:

    Hi my name is jillian I just had my second child through IVF almost 1 year ago ever since then I have lost a lot of weight which is normal for me because I have always been thin however I now have acne super oily/dry skin if that even makes sense and now I’m experiencing brown breakthrough bleeding in between periods?! Is it a hormone issue what could be wrong? Major memory loss also I forget everything it’s actually scaring me my husband thinks something’s wrong with me please help

    • Hotze Team says:

      Dear Jillian,

      Thank you for your question, and congratulations on having your second child! Yes, it is possible that your symptoms are caused by a hormone deficiency and imbalance. This is very common after childbirth.

      Memory loss is definitely a common symptom of hypothyroidism. Take a look at Terri’s story – she was diagnosed with the onset of Alzheimer’s, when it was really hypothyroidism and hormone imbalance: http://makeshift-worm.flywheelsites.com/2011/06/terri-s-story-memory-loss/

      Please don’t lose hope. If we can be of service to you, please contact one of our wellness consultants at 281-698-8698. We will be happy to help you solve the underlying cause of your symptoms and get on the right path to wellness, naturally.


      Hotze Team

  13. Fifi says:

    Congrats to all mothers on here. Where anti depressants failed me, the word of God and Jesus love for me healed me. Shift your focus from what you are experiencing on God’s word , and all the positive things you love. Please visit Joyce Meyer .com and get resources to help you. Please note , you are not mad and God loves you deeply. HE’S waiting on you to invite him so He can hold your hand ..

  14. Jennifer Jones says:

    Hi my name is Jennifer. After I had my son I had severe stomach issues where I couldn’t eat without it going straight through me or coming right back up. It took a long time but I finally got that under control enough to where I can work but lately I think I’m going to lose my job. I feel crazy and emotional and I can tell it’s my hormones but my gyno says this is just how it is when you get older. She gave me Wellbutrin which I do not want to take. I’m at the end of my rope and I feel crazy and borderline psycho at times. I don’t know what to do or who to see to make it better. Just seems like they don’t understand.

    • Hotze Team says:

      Dear Jennifer,

      Thank you for reaching out to us. We do understand how you feel. Please know that you are not crazy – many women feel this way when their hormones start to decline and fall out of balance. With hormone deficiencies it is common to feel emotional, tired, and not like yourself. No, this is not how you are supposed to feel at any age.

      Mainstream doctors often prescribe antidepressants but that is not the answer and it won’t solve the underlying cause of your symptoms. Trust your instincts about your hormones.

      Please take our symptom checker quiz which will give you a good idea of what’s going on: http://makeshift-worm.flywheelsites.com/symptom-checker/

      We will be happy to help you – please contact our wellness consultants at 281-698- 8698.

      We wish you great health.


      Hotze Team

  15. Kayleh says:

    My name is Kayleh, just had a baby boy 3 weeks ago, c-section. I have all the hormonal imbalance symptoms, but the one I am most concerned about is my nausea that begins every single “night”, is this normal? I have asked doctor she gave me perscription for stomach lining to see if it helps and no luck, I hate the way I feel. What do I do?

  16. Erika says:

    Hi I am so glad I found this website… I am 1month postpartum I feel head chills short of breath at times stomach pain like I have to use the bathroom constantly(diarrhea) tmi.. sorry but being honest. I also lose my appetite often I have mood swings headaches I have called an ambulance several times ran to the hospital too many times had my 6 week check up and they say I’m fine and tried to prescribe me Prozac which made me cry because I really do feel these things but my faith in Yahweh has truly helped me to realize this all will pass and I am just postpartum and body is reacting to birth a month ago I also just got Mirena birth control…. I’m losing sleep sometime face feels droopy I can go on and on but I have stopped bleeding I’ve had my first period the lochia is brownish but I’m dizzy at times as well

  17. Ericka says:

    OK I need some answers and not sure where to turn. I’ve had 4 vaginall births . 3 out of 4 of those were boys and on every boy within a day sometimes less after deliver i start vomiting and don’t stop for several days. I don’t know what causes it. I have high blood pressure during that time but nothing else. Just vomiting every five minutes for several days.

  18. Jackie says:

    My name is Jackie.
    I’m Mongolian. I need help please. I’m 6 months PP. I have been having lightheadness for 6 months. Why is that? So ennoying. I want to be myself again? I did CT, MRI, EKG and blood work and all came back normal. Please tell me what’s really wrong with me? How long is it going to take?
    Thank you!

  19. Sonu says:

    I’m Sonu
    I have a 4 month old baby. I’ve started experiencing a lot of body and joint ache. I feel sleepy and fatigued a lot. i’m also having a greenish white vaginal discharge. My gynac gave me some anti-fungal and anti-bacterial medicines. I completed the course, but the discharge wouldn’t stop.
    I read that many women experience this type of vaginal discharge after delivery. But I’m really anxious and waiting for it to stop. Can you please suggest the causes for the discharge and any way to stop the aches.

  20. Anne says:


    I’ve been having fluctuating thyroid levels right since my baby was born in May .In Aug my levels were normal .In Nov the Tsh level was 0.02 ,in Jan it was 3 and in Feb Tsh is 11.9
    I feel weird like something is happening g in my body ,feel dizzy at times and also lack of communication ordination at times .Use to have palpitations but not anymore however I have indigestion since the last 2 months .
    Can’t wait for this to pass .I’m not on any medication

    • Hotze Team says:

      Dear Anne,

      Thank you for reaching out to us. It is common to have symptoms of hormone imbalance after childbirth. Please know that you are not alone, and there is a natural solution. Please take our symptom checker to help discover what hormone imbalances could be the cause of your symptoms: http://makeshift-worm.flywheelsites.com/symptom-checker/

      If we may be of service to you, please contact our wellness consultants for a complimentary wellness consultation at 281-698-8640. We will be happy to help you restore hormone balance so that you feel healthy again.

      To your health,

      Hotze Team

  21. Katie Strizu says:

    Hi there-

    I have been suffering with Post partum depression, anxiety, and insomnia for four months. My doctors say it’s not my hormones and my Tsh level was within range. Is it hormones?? I want my life back. Thank you!

  22. Charla says:

    Hi. I’ve had hypertension 1 week after giving birth and still having it for 7 months now. I’ve been depressed and emotional most of the time and I want to know I will get back to being healthy again and having normal blood pressure without taking meds. I’ve been stressing myself thinking about how to be better and I think it has been contributing with my bp but I cant stop thinking and I can reassure myself that I will be the old me.

    • Hotze Team says:

      Dear Charla,

      Thank you for your comments. We’re so sorry that you are not feeling well. Depression and not feeling like yourself are common symptoms that many women experience after childbirth. It has to do with hormone imbalance. After giving birth, your progesterone levels drop dramatically and this can lead to those symptoms. Here is an article with a video by Dr. Hotze that may be helpful:


      Please visit with your doctor right away about your hypertension so that he can evaluate you in person to help you discover the cause and a solution.

      Here is a video by one of our patients, Tanya, who didn’t feel like herself after having her daughter – it’s very inspirational and has a happy ending. We hope it will give you hope: http://makeshift-worm.flywheelsites.com/2013/02/tanya-s-story/

      If we may be of service to you, please contact our Wellness Consultants for a complimentary wellness consultation at 281-698-8698. We will be happy to help you.

      To your health,

      Hotze Team

  23. Cheryl Emanuel says:

    I’m postpartum day 10 I haven’t felt myself. I get anxious at night which started late pregnancy. I have gotten some sleep but I struggle to get to sleep, it’s kik I’m fighting to stay awake until I fall asleep. A strange feeling occurred during pregnancy that suddenly I’m scared to sleep because I’m afraid I won’t wake up . Or I’ll miss out on something if I nap during the day. When I get up in the morning I feel foggy. I have cried a few times. Sensitive.

  24. Ella H. says:

    I’m 26 years old and have 2 kids ages 9 and 6. I was 16 when I had my first daughter and after giving birth I felt normal, physically and mentally. Surprisingly I didn’t have a lot of major issues. However, after my second child, I immediately felt completely different. It first started with extreme weight gain, then extreme mood swings, and then followed extreme fatigue. It’s been 6 years since I’ve had my second daughter and I’ve been to my doctor so many times only to be told they don’t see anything wrong. My blood tests come back normal every single time and the only diagnosis I’ve received is anxiety and PCOS. My periods are so irregular I sometimes go more than 6 months without a menstrual cycle. I’ve become very depressed due to always feeling exhausted and it’s started to feel like it’s all in my head. My mood swings make day to day activities hard as well. I don’t know what else to do. I’m 100 pounds overweight and it becomes so hard to control my hunger and fatigue. It feels like I’m imprisoned in my own body. I feel like my only hope might be to meet with an endocrinologist or maybe even a holistic doctor. I’m positive there’s something wrong with my hormonal balance ever since I gave birth 6 years ago, but because my doctors have always ignored me or told me nothing is wrong, it has been left untreated.

  25. Haley says:

    I’m now 7 months postpartum. I was always very thin before getting pregnant. I gained 60 pounds with my pregnancy and 30 of it came off relatively easily. I am now working out 4 times a week and eating very healthy. I cannot lose a pound. I also have hair loss and anxiety. Could this all be related to hormones?

  26. Jamie blakeney says:

    Hi my name is Jamie I am 7 and a half months post partum and ever since I have given birth I sweat very abnormally and I mean it when I say abnormally. Ever since birth I swear an enormous amount basically only on my face whether I’m sitting in a room that is 60 degrees or 80 sitting or active stressed mot stressed it is a lot of sweat so much my face gets covered and sweat constantly is dripping off of my face I cannot wear make u pop anymore because I have to bring a towel everywhere with me and wipe face multiple times per minute when it’s really bad 2 months ago I went a week to where my seeating seemed normal and was not abnormal and after the week was over it was right back to out of hand and it is not around my period or anything but I told my gyn he checked my thyroid and said it’s normal and I also missed my period these past 2 months and I was given a sonogram and I have a fibroid tumor on my uterus wall and have to go back in 2 months to see if it’s going away but my gyn hasnt really made it important to keep looking for reasoning to my abnormal sweating or something that can stop it. What should I do? Can a fibroid cause this what should I do idk what could cause me sweating this bad and only on my face

  27. WAZID says:

    Hi sir my wife facing same problems what to do where to consult kindly help

  28. Jamie paya says:

    Hi my name is Jamie. I had my first daughter 12-8-15. I’m 35 now, and the first weeks of pregnancy I began severe complex migraines. I was put in the hositpal and had several tests done. I’ve had 3 brain mri, a spine and neck mri, so many tests and I’m still suffering. It’s really bad around the time of the month. The night before I’ll feel off, I’ll get light headed, brain fog, just feel off.
    Then my symptoms kick in.
    I’ll feel very weird
    Brain fog
    Weird silent migraines
    Muscle pain
    Dry skin
    Lost a lost of hair
    Increased stress by a million
    Hot flashes
    Upset stomach
    The list goes on.
    I’ve had to leave my job because it’s so bad I can’t do much. I really need help. Irs definitely a hormonal imbalance. I’ve told them this from day one. Only thing that makes sense.
    Day 3 is really bad and day 5 of mentrual then throughout the month I have ups and downs.
    Please help.
    I’ve lost my life- I owned a business for 9 years and had to close
    My child sees me in bed or never feeling well
    I don’t leave the house because when these symptoms come on they are intense.

  29. Cassie Quigley says:

    My second daughter is 5.5 months old and I feel like I can’t lose a pound. I exercise and eat decently, but nothing is budging weigh wise. I am on Minastrin, which I took before both pregnancies and never had a problem. My periods have been irregular and I do suffer from insomnia a few times a week. I have PCOS, so that doesn’t help. I just feel different this time. I had all my bloodwork done in December and everything came back “normal”.

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Caral Reeves
Caral Reeves
Hotze Beauty is a first class facility! Extreme level of professionalism , knowledge & genuine care❤️‍🩹
Julie Hryszko
Julie Hryszko
I’ve been a guest at this facility for 15 years. They are the most efficient, thorough and caring group of individuals I’ve ever experienced. Dr Hotze looks to change the way a typical doctor treats patients and looks for root causes to eliminate medical issues instead of treating “symptoms”. My life has improved 100% since my initial visit. The cost of the treatments are worth it.
Shavon Sisson
Shavon Sisson
Always a great experience dealing with everyone at Hotze Heath and Wellness! Everyone is kind and helpful.
Kori Misson
Kori Misson
I cannot accurately describe in words how I feel about this practice and the entire staff. I have had quite a few health issues throughout the years, rheumatoid arthritis, sjogrens, weight gain, hair loss, irritability, and that is just the beginning. I had pretty much given up on feeling good, just decided to "live with it" and hope for the best. Two very close friends love the Hotze Wellness Clinic and they have experienced life changing health. Made my appointment and from the beginning I felt heard. Not a in and out fast food style practice. They are looked and are looking at my entire body for overall health and wellness. Connections from mind and body to clinical blood work, even dental questions....they care and I feel as if I can trust them. I am on a path to complete wellness and my goal is to have my RA back in remission as it once was....make yourself a priority. Having hope is an incredible feeling!