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Eric Flisser, MD
(516) 746-3633
400 Garden City Plaza
Garden City, NY
Business
Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York
Specialties
Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

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Dr. James Vitale Licensed Acupuncturist D.A.(RI)
(631) 424-8601
1789 E. Jericho Tpke
Huntington, NY
Business
The Huntington Wellness Center for Reproducti
Specialties
Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, PCOS Endometriosis Unexplained Infertility Stress & Infertility POF Luteal Phase Defect tubal obstruction Hormonal imbalances
Doctor Information
Medical School: The New York College of Holistic Health Education and Research, 2001
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Member Organizations: RESOLVE, ASRM, AFA


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Susan Denise Drucker, MD
(516) 520-7750
636 Wantagh Ave
Levittown, NY
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tel Aviv Univ, Sackler Fac Of Med, Tel Aviv, Israel
Graduation Year: 1982

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Ehud J Margalioth, MD
145 Bacon Rd
Old Westbury, NY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: The Hebrew Univ, Hadassah Med Sch, Jerusalem, Israel
Graduation Year: 1974

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Felice Bombart, MD
(516) 997-9628
Old Westbury, NY
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Del Noreste, Esc De Med, Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1983

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Adina E Schneider, MD
(516) 466-6165
560 Northern Blvd
Great Neck, NY
Business
Drs Aharon Friedman & Wasserman
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Joseph M Tibaldi, MD
(718) 762-3111
59-45 161st St
Flushing, NY
Business
Queens Diabetes & Endocrinology PC
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Norman Barry Turowsky
(516) 520-2900
3601 Hempstead Turnpike
Levittown, NY
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Viswanath Balachandar
(516) 938-0100
350 S Broadway
Hicksville, NY
Specialty
Pediatric Endocrinology

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David Kreiner, MD
(516) 682-9444
400 S Oyster Bay Rd Ste 200
Hicksville, NY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: New Island Hospital, Bethpage, Ny; John T Mather Memorial Hosp, Prt Jefferson, Ny; St Charles Hosp & Rehab Ctr, Prt Jefferson, Ny; Suny University Hospital -Sto, Stony Brook, Ny

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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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