Robin Williams: Another Victim of Excess Adrenaline

It is very frustrating to know that there are thousands of people working in Hollywood who are suffering with problems related to excess adrenaline. This is a hormone that doctors, including psychiatrists, never talk about. Creative people are the one's with the most adrenaline. They suffer for years with adrenaline-induced depression, anxiety, insomnia, alcoholism, drug addiction, [...]

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 [...]

Adrenaline Series #3 – Bipolar Disorder

Understanding how the over-production of adrenaline can effect the body provides a clear insight into the condition referred to as ‘bipolar disorder’; the older term, ‘manic/depressive disorder, was perhaps more aptly named. People with this condition go from periods of extreme restlessness and/or hyperactivity to periods of extreme depression.  They often exhibit rapid speech in [...]

Adrenaline Series #2

Now that you have a very basic understanding of where excess adrenaline comes from, let us start exploring its consequences.  I will start with depression. Depression Please understand this is not a medical textbook that explores all the ramifications and characteristics of the diseases I will be mentioning.  For our purposes, that will not be necessary. Simply [...]

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 hypoglycemia – a low blood sugar.  Anytime insulin levels go up, blood sugars go down.  Insulin peaks between 3 and [...]

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