Category Archives: Children’s Cardiac Dysfunction State

Catabolic Maladaptation: Insulin Toxicity By Another Name

Majid Ali, M.D. In the late 1980, before I recognized the full significance of deranged insulin signaling on health, I coined the term catabolic maladaptation to refer to an abnormal state of metabolism that causes obesity. It took The Journal of American Medical Association over 25 years to recognize catabolic maladaptation as the true nature of obesity. Below, I present

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Pediatric Cardiac Dysfunction State – Children’s Overdriven Hearts

When a Child’s Heart Is Overdriven Majid Ali, M.D. In this article I introduce the term Pediatric Cardiac Dysfunction State and define it as a state in which children develop episodes of chest discomfort associated with any combination of the following: chest tightness, chest pain, rapid heart rate, heart palpitations, skipped heartbeats, and numbness or burning sense in the lower

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