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Cortisol and Adrenaline Dominance

Hey Doc, Can progesterone cream be used throughout the female cycle if being used for adrenaline dominance issues? Also, does high cortisol as determined by a 4-pt saliva test indicate adrenaline dominance? -Julia _________________________________________________________________________ Dear [...]

By | May 30th, 2017|Categories: Hey Doc|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, [...]

By | October 31st, 2016|Categories: Hey Doc|0 Comments

The Health Consequences of Too Much Adrenaline

Hey Doc… You have referred to problems related to excess adrenaline in a number of your columns.  Why is this important and what can be done about it?                                                                                                                 -J.T. In Indian Wells- Dear J.T., [...]

The Health Consequences of Low Blood Sugar

Hey Doc… I find that there are certain times of the day that I can’t keep my eyes open.  Can anything be done?                                                                                                                 -S.L. in Cathedral City- Dear S.L., What you are experiencing is [...]

Hey Doc Series/ My PSA Is Elevated, What Are Your Thoughts On This?

I’m a 62 year old male and my PSA is elevated at 7.5.  My doctor has referred me to an urologist to have a biopsy. What are your thoughts on this? -M.T. in Indian Wells- [...]

My Doctor Has Put Me On Bio-Identical Hormones. I Don’t Feel Different…What Gives?

Hey Doc… I am a 54 year old woman and I prefer natural approaches to health.  My doctor has put me on bio-identical hormones; frankly, I don’t feel any different.  What gives? -S.L. in La [...]

By | February 27th, 2012|Categories: Hey Doc|0 Comments

Hey Doc Series/ Osteoporosis, An Affliction for Both Men and Women:The Truth

Hey Doc… I am a 55 year old woman and recently had a bone density exam. My doctor told me I have osteopenia, and prescribed Fosamax. I read the potential side effects and I am concerned. [...]

By | February 22nd, 2012|Categories: Hey Doc|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Hey Doc Series/ Breast Cancer Prevention

Hey Doc… I recently read a front page article which said that hormones for the menopause cause a definite increase in breast cancer.  My doctor has told me the benefits outweigh the risks.  Is this [...]

Hey Doc Series/ Interstitial Cystitis

Hey Doc… I am a 42 year old woman with a chronic interstitial cystitis.  I have been told that they do not know the cause of this condition or how to cure it.  I am on [...]

Hey Doc Series/ Breast Cancer – What it Takes to Occur in the Body

Hey Doc… I am 48 years old and I have a history of breast cancer.  I am having symptoms of early menopause.  My doctors say that I can never go on hormones.  Is this true? [...]

By | February 3rd, 2012|Categories: Hey Doc|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Hey Doc Series/ Type II Diabetes

Hey Doc… I have type II diabetes and I am taking Avandia.  I read an article in the Desert Sun recently that this may cause heart attacks.  If this drug can cause death, how come [...]