Adrenaline and Depression

This is an extremely important subject that goes way beyond the scope of a weekly blog. However, let me begin with some generalities. There are basically two types of depression – reactive and endogenous.  The former is caused by some event in your life – death, injury, a stroke, etc.  The latter comes from within, [...]

Adrenaline Series #1

I plan to present a series of blogs regarding adrenaline – a hormone that I feel is responsible for a tremendous number of medical conditions.  Please feel free to comment one way or the other.  I will begin with: An Introduction to Adrenaline Everyone has heard of adrenaline and many people recognize it as the [...]

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 [...]

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Telomeres – The Key to Anti-aging

An Alternative to TA-65 There is a lot of research looking at the association of telomere length with aging.  Telomeres are found on the tips of chromosomes and there appears to be a lot of evidence suggesting that those people with shortened telomeres have a higher incidence of heart attacks and cancer. Obviously, a drug [...]