Dr. On Call


Anxiety And Stress

September 13, 2011

Scientific Literature & Abstracts

Chronic insomnia and activity of the stress system: a preliminary study

Vgontzas AN, Tsigos C, Bixler EO, Stratakis CA, Zachman K, Kales A, Vela-Bueno A, Chrousos GP

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9720852

Depression and anxiety symptoms are related to increased 24-hour urinary norepinephrine excretion amoung healthy middle-aged women

HughesJW, Watkins L, Blumenthal JA, Kuhn C, Sherwood A

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15518669

Neurotransmitters excreted in the urine as biomarkers of nervous system activity: validity and clinical applicability

Marc DT, Ailts JW, Campeau DC, Bull MJ, Olson KL

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20696183

 


Holiday Stress

December 6, 2011

Scientific Literautre & Abstracts

8 Ways to pressure-proof your holidays

Mary May Larmoyeux 

http://www.familylife.com/site/apps/nlnet/content3.aspx?c=dnJHKLNnFoG&b=3576589&ct=11510159&notoc=1


Conflict Resolution

December 13, 2011

Scientific Literature & Abstracts 

Resolving to resolve (Syllabus)

DR.  R. L. WYSER

http://www.spinecentersei.com/pdfs/resolving.pdf


Holidays/Families/Belonging Can Save Your Life

December 20, 2011

Scientific Literautre & Abstracts

Effect of psychosocial treatment on survival of patients with metastatic breast cancer

D. Spiegel et al.

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(89)91551-1/abstract 

The importance of biopsychosocial factors in the development of duodenal ulcer in a cohort of middle-aged men

J.H. Medalie et al.

http://aje.oxfordjournals.org/content/136/10/1280.abstract 

Stressful life events, social support, and mortality in men born in 1933

Annika Rosengren et al.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1679147/ 

Pet ownership, social support, and one year survival after acute myocardial infarction in the cardiac arrhythmia suppression trial (CAST)

E. Friedmann andS.A.Thomas

http://www.ajconline.org/article/S0002-9149(99)80343-9/abstract 

Psychosocial influences on mortality after myocardial infarction

W. Ruberman et al.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6749228 

Healthy at 100

John Robbins
2007 Ballantine Books 

Love and survival: The scientific basis for the healing power of intimacy

Dean Ornish, MD
1998 Harper Collins 

Kitchen table wisdom: Stories that heal

Rachel Naomi Remen, MD
1996 Riverhead Books


Recovering From The Holidays

December 27, 2011

Scientific Literature & Abstracts

The benefits of a good night’s sleep

Gina Shaw

http://www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/sleep-benefits-10/healing-power-sleep?page=1 

Morbid obesity and related health risks

John G. Kral, M.D., Ph.D.

http://www.annals.org/content/103/6_Part_2/1043.short 

Waist circumference and not body mass index explains obesity-related health risk

Ian Janssen, Peter T Katzmarzyk and Robert Ross

http://www.ajcn.org/content/79/3/379.full 

Health risks associated with overweight and obesity

P. Kopelman

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1467-789X.2007.00311.x/full

Why can't I sleep?

http://www.spinecentersei.com/pdfs/whycantisleep.pdf


Reducing Stress

February 21, 2012

Scientific Literature & Abstracts

The Effect of Emotions on Short-Term Power Spectral Analysis of Heart Rate Variability

Rollinn McCraty MA, Mike Atkinson, William A Tiller, PhD,  Glen Rein, PhD, Alan D Watkins, MBBS

http://www.ajconline.org/article/S0002-9149(99)80309-9/abstract 

The Impact of a New Emotional Self-Management Program on Stress, Emotions, Heart Rate Variability, DHEA, and Cortisol

McCraty R, Barrios-Choplin B, Rozman D, Atkinson M, Watkins AD

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9737736

The Zen Zone

 http://www.zenzonesite.com/Location/Location.html


Hematidrosis/Broken Heart Syndrome/Transient Global Amnesia

April 3, 2012

Sciebtific Literature & Abstracts

Hematidrosis definition & discussion 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hematidrosis 

Hematohidrosis—A Rare Clinical Phenomenon

H.R. Jerajani, Bhagyashri Jaju, M.M. Phiske, and Nitin Lade 

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2810702/?tool=pubmed 

A case of hematidrosis successfully treated with propranolol

Wang Z,  Yu Z, Su J, Zhao X, Bai X Zhan S, Wu T, Jin L, Zhou P, Ruan C 

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20666570 

Blood, sweat and fear  “A Classification of hematidrosis”

Holoubek, JE,Holoubek,AB 

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8982961 

Broken Heart Syndrome

Mayo Clinic staff 

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/broken-heart-syndrome/DS01135/METHOD=print 

Transient Global Amnesia

Mayo Clinic staff 

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/transient-global-amnesia/DS01022/METHOD=print

 


Depression/Anxiety/ Mood disorders

April 17, 2012

 Scientific Literature & Abstracts

“A calm and undisturbed mind and heart are the life and health of the body”

King Solomon 

Neurotransmitters excreted in the urine as biomarkers of nervous system activity: validity and clinical applicability

Marc DT, Ailts JW, Campeau DC, Bull MJ, Olson KL 

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20696183

New perspectives on the relationship of hormone changes to affective disorders in the perimenopause

Vilet EL, Davis VL 

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1772732

 


Adrenal Function And Stress

May 22, 2012

Scientific Literature & Abstracts

Are Your Hormones Making You Sick?  The Stress Connection

Ava Bell-Taylor, MD and Eldred B. Taylor, MD

Psychological Stress and Disease

Sheldon Cohen PhD, Denise Janicki-Deverts PhD, Gregory E. Miller PhD

http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?volume=298&issue=14&page=1685


Heat Stress/Heatstroke

June 5, 2012

Scientific Literature & Abstracts

Courtesy of Dr. Argo

http://www.spinecentersei.com/pdfs/beattheheat.pdf


Compassion

August 7, 2012

Scientific Literature & Abstracts

Show notes coming soon


Thankfulness/Inner Calm

November 20, 2012

Scientific Literature & Abstracts

Heart Math Website

http://www.heartmath.com/ 

How Positive Emotions Build Physical Health (PDF article)

Frederickson, B, et.al.

http://www.unc.edu/peplab/publications/Kok%20et%20al_psycscience_inPress.pdf