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endogenous depression

Adrenaline and Depression

April 16th, 2012|Categories: Hormonal Balance and Wellness, Excessive Adrenaline, ADHD/ADD|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

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, where you might be depressed but are not sure why. In general, most cases of endogenous depression are caused by internalization of anger.  Often times, simply removing the cause of the anger will eliminate the depression. An extremely common cause of anger that can be [...]

Adrenaline Series #2

March 28th, 2012|Categories: Hormonal Balance and Wellness, Excessive Adrenaline, ADHD/ADD|Tags: , , , , , |

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 put, there are basically two types of depression – endogenous and reactive.  A reactive depression is related to some event that has affected your life – death of a relative, loss of a job, financial problems, health problems in a loved one (including a [...]