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

“Adrenaline Dominance”

I am pleased to be able to report that my latest book has just been released. It is appropriately named "Adrenaline Dominance", and it should be of interest to many of the readers of my blogs. I say this because the most commonly viewed blogs have been those about conditions associated with excess adrenaline. These include [...]

Uncontrollable Rage: The Case of Elliot Rodger

Another mass killing that has people wondering, "How could this have happened?" There will of course be calls for stronger gun control laws. They will be sifting through the details of his troubled life looking for clues as to why he felt compelled to act out in such a violent way. They will be looking [...]

By | 2014-05-27T22:25:05+00:00 May 27th, 2014|ADHD/ADD|2 Comments

Progesterone: The Anti-aging Hormone

The following is a synopsis of many of the benefits of progesterone, some of which directly contribute to longevity in both sexes. Those benefits that may not promote a longer lifespan can instead lead to a significant improvement in the quality of life. Anti-estrogen Progesterone is best known as the hormone that blocks the detrimental [...]

My Take on Newtown

I suspect that the final, definitive answer for the Newtown tragedy will not be forthcoming. The only person who might have provided some insight was the mother. Unfortunately, she was the first one who was killed. So what I will be proposing is pure conjecture, based not on fact, but on my understanding of what [...]

By | 2012-12-19T16:54:41+00:00 December 19th, 2012|ADHD/ADD, Children and Teens, Excessive Adrenaline|1 Comment

“The Platt Protocol for Hormone Balancing” – a wellness manual for healthcare practitioners

As many of my readers understand, I would like to change healthcare in this country. In order to accomplish this, I feel that it is important that healthcare providers be given an alternative approach to how they practice medicine.  This blog is dedicated to those providers who are frustrated with the present system. The doctor [...]

Restless Leg Syndrome – revisited

Recently, a study was released indicating that people with RLS have a higher incidence of heart attacks. There was a correlation found especially in those who have had the condition for more than three years. Although the study did not go as far as figuring out the cause of this condition or the relationship to [...]

By | 2012-09-17T17:18:34+00:00 September 17th, 2012|ADHD/ADD, Excessive Adrenaline|0 Comments

Book review

A number of readers have asked if I could describe more details about my book. The following is a review written by an excellent compounding pharmacist associated with Reed's Pharmacy in Tuscon, Az. The Miracle of Bio-Identical Hormones                                                       Michael E. Platt, M.D. This book has it all! From menopause to andropause, children to adults, [...]

Fatigue – Who Needs It?

Fatigue is an extremely common complaint that people have. Obviously, the most logical way to deal with this complaint is to approach it from the underlying cause. There are many reasons for people to have a lack of energy – I will concentrate on the major offenders. Since hormones control every system in the body, [...]

Anger – Can it be my hormones?

Mention the word “hormones” and it immediately conjures up the image of a woman who is out of sorts.  However, men and women have identical hormones and both sexes are prone to the same hormonal imbalances.  Imbalance of certain hormones can certainly lead to problems with anger issues. There are different types of anger.  What [...]