180- Adrenaline’s Impact on the Body with Dr. Michael Platt

By Bryan Carroll CFMP, NTP, FAFS

June 2, 2022

Hormones are a very important process in the body that controls many different body systems. From regulating growth, to your sex drive, a balanced hormonal system makes you feel fantastic, while an imbalanced system can make you feel terrible.

In this episode with Dr. Michael Platt, we will be discussing a major hormone adrenaline and what we can do to balance it in the body.

What To Expect From This Episode

  • Are hormones different between males and females
  • Why is adrenaline a dominant hormone in our society
  • Impacts of adrenaline on the body
  • Ways to manage adrenaline and balance your hormones


  • [0:00] Welcome to the Summit For Wellness Podcast
  • [3:00] Who is Dr. Michael Platt and what got him interested in hormones
  • [4:45] Our current medical system doesn't take the time to learn about patients, physicians only spend a couple minutes with each patient
  • [5:45] Is the role of progesterone the same in males and females
  • [7:45] What is the purpose of adrenaline if we aren't in life or death situations as much as our ancestors were
  • [8:30] If people release a lot of adrenaline to raise blood sugar, then is the body releasing a lot of insulin to reduce blood sugar
  • [9:15] What causes the body to release adrenaline
  • [10:15] Our brains are receiving way more inputs than any other time in history, would this require more glucose
  • [12:30] Is adrenaline the same as cortisol
  • [17:15] What can we do to minimize the impact of adrenaline on the body
  • [21:00] Are there specific parts of the body to put the progesterone cream on
  • [23:45] Does progesterone cream have to be prescribed by a physician
  • [24:45] Is there any downside to using progesterone cream and can it impact other hormones

Resources From This Episode

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Transcript For Episode (Transcripts aren't even close to 100% Accurate)

Learn More About Michael Platt

Website: PlattWellness.com (use code SUMMIT10 for 10% off)

Social Media: Facebook , Instagram , Youtube

Dr. Michael Platt teaches about adrenaline dominance in the body.

Dr. Michael Platt teaches about adrenaline dominance in the body.

About the author

Bryan Carroll CFMP, NTP, FAFS

Bryan Carroll is a certified Functional Medicine Practitioner and Movement Therapist who helps the outdoors community to reduce injuries and improve their health so they can get back to exploring nature. His big health crisis from mold exposure taught him the importance of finding the root causes to illnesses so you can take back control of your life. He is also the host of the Summit For Wellness Podcast.

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