Walter Cannon

David Goldstein, Adrenaline, the Inner World and the Scientific Integrative Medicine

David Goldstein, Adrenaline, the Inner World and the Scientific Integrative Medicine

SHORT FEATURES and FACES ARTICLE Dr. Goldstein founded and directs the Clinical Neurocardiology Section at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland. He is author of several books, including ‘Adrenaline and the Inner World: An Introduction to Scientific Integrative Medicine’, ‘Dysautonomias: A Handbook for Patients’, ‘Stress, Catecholamines, and […]

Walter Cannon: Homeostasis, the Fight-or-Flight Response, the Sympathoadrenal System, and the Wisdom of the Body

Walter Cannon: Homeostasis, the Fight-or-Flight Response, the Sympathoadrenal System, and the Wisdom of the Body

HISTORY OVERVIEWS Scientific integrative medicine finds its roots in the seemingly simple but actually enormously difficult issue of how higher organisms maintain their integrity despite the vicissitudes of life. The great French experimentalist of the mid-nineteenth century and prototypical experimentalist, Claude Bernard, propounded its founding concept. Bernard introduced the idea of the “inner world” when […]