excessive adrenaline

5 02, 2014

The Mis-Treatment of Addiction: Philip Seymour Hoffman

February 5th, 2014|Categories: Hormonal Balance and Wellness, Excessive Adrenaline|Tags: , , , |

Philip Hoffman died of a heroin overdose at the age of 46. For most of his adult life he acknowledged his problem with addiction, and on multiple occasions he entered various rehab programs to help him deal with this illness. It can certainly be postulated that these programs dealing with alcohol and drug abuse failed to help him for one simple reason: they did not approach his problem from the underlying cause of why he needed drugs and alcohol. Of course, not treating the cause of illness is an inherent part of our medical system. It is a system [...]

7 12, 2012

A Royal Tragedy: The Kate Middleton Story

December 7th, 2012|Categories: Hormonal Balance and Wellness|Tags: , , , |

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 knows what drug he/she is going to prescribe. It is almost inconceivable, in this day and age, that a woman with the stature of Kate Middleton should be hospitalized with morning sickness. Why is it that doctors  have a profound lack of knowledge of [...]

17 04, 2012

Adrenaline Series #6

April 17th, 2012|Categories: Hormonal Balance and Wellness, Men and Hormone Therapy, Excessive Adrenaline, ADHD/ADD, Children and Teens|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Adrenaline and Vomiting I get nauseated a lot which prevents me from eating breakfast.  Any suggestions? -S.M. in Rancho Mirage-Dear S.M., Welcome to the world of too much adrenaline.  Adrenaline is a powerful hormone which can have significant effects on the GI tract such as IBS, and it can certainly cause nausea and vomiting. You may have heard of performers who have to vomit before they go on stage.  Many people before giving speeches get nauseated.  There is a condition called cyclical vomiting syndrome in children manifested by protracted vomiting when they get excited, often requiring hospitalization.  Again, the [...]