Dr. Kent Holtorf

  • Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism
  • , Internal Medicine
  • Torrance, CA

Dr. Holtorf's Activity

  • B F
    B F posted on Dr. Kent Holtorf, MD’s wall:
    Thank you Dr. Holtorf for the great answer about treating depression with Serotonin. I have two questions: 1) what company and specific test do you use to test saliva (I know most suggest saliva 4x/day but there seems to be many options)? and 2) I've been looking for research studies on treating depression with serotonin directly but can't find any. Do you know of any you could point me to? This looks like it could be a great option for many people! Thanks again!
  • Dr. Kent Holtorf, MD - Torrance, CA - Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism

    How does stress weaken the immune system?

    Current research suggests that a low immunity due to stress can set up the body for a vicious cascade of events. If the body can no longer keep a virus or bacteria in check, whether it is Epstein Barr virus, Cytomegalovirus, human herpesvirus 6 (HHV6), mycoplasma or Lyme, a cycle of dysfunction can...Read More