“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 [...]

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 [...]

A Royal Tragedy: The Kate Middleton Story

There appears to be a tremendous reluctance amongst doctors to treat the underlying cause of illness. Is it because that most of what doctors learn in medical school is based on research done by drug companies? It is not surprising to hear that when a doctor walks into a treatment room, within 18 seconds he/she [...]

By | 2012-12-07T01:28:47+00:00 December 7th, 2012|Hormonal Balance and Wellness|0 Comments

“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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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., Adrenaline is an extremely important hormone – it gives people energy and as a neurotransmitter it gives people intelligence.  For [...]

By | 2012-03-22T20:23:31+00:00 March 22nd, 2012|Hey Doc|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2012-03-21T15:42:24+00:00 March 21st, 2012|Hey Doc|0 Comments