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Usha Panicker MD
(732) 744-9288
2 Maryland Ave
Edison, NJ
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Norman Ronald Rosenthal, MD
(908) 218-7250
PO Box 300
Raritan, NJ
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1978

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Bruce Howard Francis, MD
(908) 704-5450
920 US Highway 202 Rm 1113
Raritan, NJ
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Di Bologna, Fac Di Med E Chirurgia, Bologna, Italy
Graduation Year: 1979

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Mary Elaine Melton, MD
(908) 423-1375
PO Box 100
Whitehouse Station, NJ
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1985

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Dr.Jeryl Natofsky
81 Veronica Avenue
Somerset, NJ
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M
Speciality
Endocrinologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Lawrence Silverman, MD
(973) 971-4340
100 Madison Ave
Morristown, NJ
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Morristown Pediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Joanne Waldstreicher, MD
(908) 927-2664
920 US Highway 202
Raritan, NJ
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1987

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Keith Stanley Usiskin, MD
(908) 243-6177
PO Box 6977
Bridgewater, NJ
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch, New Brunswick Nj 08901
Graduation Year: 1984

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Shirley A Bembo, MD
(732) 356-1067
199 Pierce St Apt 721
Somerset, NJ
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The East, Ramon Magsaysay Mem Me
Graduation Year: 1997

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Jeryl Glenn Natofsky
(732) 220-9060
81 Veronica Ave
Somerset, NJ
Specialty
Reproductive Endocrinology

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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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