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Sukhbir Inder Singh, MBBS
(281) 210-2836
508 Medical Center Bvld
Conroe, TX
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio: MD: 1986
Graduation Year: 1986

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Shari Charna Fox, MD
(281) 210-2830
17191 St Lukes Way
The Woodlands, TX
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1999

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Ruxandra Draghia-Akli, MD PHD
281-296-7300 x107
2700 Research Forest Dr Ste 180
The Woodlands, TX
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Ulupi Asit Choksi, MD
(281) 419-3820
920 Medical Plaza Dr Ste 460
The Woodlands, TX
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism, Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Languages
Hindi
Education
Medical School: Seth G S Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Northeast Med Ctr Hosp, Humble, Tx; Memorial Hosp-The Woodlands, The Woodlands, Tx

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Tariq Zia
(281) 357-1200
455 School St
Tomball, TX
Specialty
General Practice, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Michelle Zaniewski-Singh, MD, , FACE
(281) 580-7401
2101 S Loop 336 W
Conroe, TX
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: University of Wisconsin-Madison: MD: 1977
Graduation Year: 1977

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Chun-Kwok Wong
(281) 210-2835
17191 St Lukes Way
The Woodlands, TX
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Deirdre R Powell, MD
(281) 863-3060
8800 Technology Forest Pl
The Woodlands, TX
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Coll Dublin, Nat'L Univ Of Ireland, Fac Of Med, Dublin
Graduation Year: 1996

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Tariq Zia, MD
(281) 357-1200
455 School St Ste 22
Tomball, TX
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Allama Iqbal Med Coll, Univ Of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1986

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Dr.Tariq Zia
(281) 357-1200
455 School Street #29
Tomball, TX
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Allama Iqbal Med Coll, Univ Of Punjab, Lahore
Year of Graduation: 1986
Speciality
Endocrinologist
General Information
Hospital: Tomball Regional
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Is Your Adrenal Gland As Fatigued As You Are?

by Lissa Rankin , OB/GYN

Adrenal fatigue? Say what? I hear you. It’s certainly nothing they ever taught me in medical school, and chances are that if you go to your doctor at Kaiser and ask to get tested for it, they’ll raise a white coat eyebrow at you.

What Are The Adrenal Glands?
As Dr. Christiane Northrup describes it, “The adrenal glands are the body’s primary shock-absorbers.” These small organs that sit right above your kidneys make hormones like cortisol, DHEA, and norepinephrine, which help your body negotiate the metabolic requirements of keeping a body healthy, energetic, and safe.

What Do These Adrenal Hormones Do?
Our bodies are super smart in that they’re designed to help us in times of stress. Back when we were cave people, running away from cave bears, we needed highly tuned systems in place to activate our “fight or flight” mechanisms. Hormones like norepinephrine (which converts to epinephrine, aka “adrenaline”) and the adrenal hormone cortisol were critical hormones that meant the difference between life and death.

The problem is that most of us are no longer high-tailing it away from cave bears. Instead, we stress about finding a job, our divorce settlement, problems with our teenagers, marital problems, meeting the right guy, getting promoted, and a whole host of other “stressors” that have nothing to do with living or dying. As a result, our bodies live in “fight or flight,” spitting out norepinephrine and cortisol as if the cave bear is right on our heels.

Chronic Stress Is Not Our Friend
What this means is that we’re shooting out these hormones all the time, and this takes its toll, particularly on the adrenal gland. Poor thing. It’s only doing its job. When the stress never lets up, the adrenal gland poops out- and adrenal hormone production falls off, leading to deficiencies in hormones like cortisol, DHEA, and pregnenolone.

What Is Adrenal Fatigue?
When you’re under chronic stress, calling upon the adrenal gland’s reserves simply to get you through an ordinary day, the adrenal gland tends to get weary, and levels of adrenal hormones fall off. Suddenly, the hormones you’ve become used to getting you through a normal work day are depleted, and you wind up with debilitating fatigue, depressed mood, loss of interest in the things you used to love, irritability, decreased libido, memory loss- in short, you’ve lost your mojo.

How Can You Tell If You Have Adrenal Fatigue?
If you wake up feeling exhausted after eight hours of sleep, have to chug two Starbucks cappuccinos to get started in the morning, crave sweets when your energy levels get sluggish, feel depressed, are not interested in sex, keep catching colds, and then- at the end of an exhausting day- you have trouble falling asleep, you may have adrenal fatigue. If you’re perimenopausal, your symptoms may be exacerbated by the hormone swings that accompany this transition.

Serum or salivary tests can confirm the diagnosis, but make sure you ...

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