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Treating ADHD

I have just finished reading several articles in some psychiatric journals that were discussing the treatment of ADHD in children as well as adults.  Not surprisingly, they concluded that the only treatment consisted of the use of psychoactive drugs – stimulants such as Ritalin or Adderal, or antidepressants. When it came to a non-pharmacologic approach, [...]

By | 2017-04-24T17:49:13+00:00 April 24th, 2017|ADHD/ADD|0 Comments

Rachael Ray – What Happened?

Many people are aware that Rachael Ray has been struggling with weight and other health issues. She is best known as a celebrity chef and daytime talk show host. She is 48 years old and is having symptoms suggestive of the onset of menopause. Evidently she has gone to numerous doctors seeking relief of her [...]

By | 2016-12-08T18:33:28+00:00 December 8th, 2016|Excessive Adrenaline, Uncategorized, Weight|0 Comments

What To Do For High Cholesterol?

Hey Doc, Shared cholesterol info with 50-year old son and the harm of statin drugs–he chose to go off statin and recent blood test shows over 500 cholesterol and triglycerides. He went back on statin. I had never heard of over 500. What can he do? He has a very poor diet to begin with [...]

By | 2016-12-01T19:43:58+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Hey Doc|0 Comments

Progesterone and Insulin Resistance

Hey Doc: So how do you use progesterone cream if you have insulin resistance? What do you do for insulin resistance? -Rebecca Dear Rebecca Insulin resistance is most commonly associated with type II diabetes. In this situation, a person's insulin has trouble getting sugar into cells resulting in elevated blood sugars. In this situation you [...]

By | 2016-11-18T19:34:57+00:00 November 18th, 2016|Hey Doc|0 Comments

The Healthcare Dilemma

We have a new president elect who has promised to make America great again. Not an easy task when it involves undoing eight years of policies that have had the tendency to undo our prior leadership in the global community. He has committed himself to making the undoing of The Affordable Care Act (i.e. ObamaCare) [...]

By | 2016-11-11T16:14:04+00:00 November 11th, 2016|Wellness|0 Comments

Hey Doc Series/Will Progesterone Affect the Menstrual Cycle?

Hey Doc: I agree that progesterone cream would be safe and beneficial for my daughter. Two things: (1) Her hormones are beginning to move her toward puberty. Will using progesterone for her anxiety, anger, anxiousness, weight, adrenaline dominance etc have a negative effect on her budding menstrual cycle? (2) She has an extremely low tolerance [...]

By | 2016-10-31T22:40:23+00:00 October 31st, 2016|Hey Doc|0 Comments