The Stress Hormone

  • Produced by the adrenal cortex
  • Produced in response to Stress
  • Antagonizes other hormones
  • Causes weight gain
  • Suppresses immune system
  • Increases osteoporosis
  • Causes sleep disorders
  • Predisposes to diabetes
  • Increases cholesterol
  • Predisposes to heart disease
  • May cause fibromyalgia
  • Increases menstrual irregularities
  • Promotes premature menopause & accelerated aging
  • Increases wrinkles and other external signs of aging
  • Two or more symptoms may mean that cortisol testing should be performed.

    • Fatigue
    • Anxious
    • Hair loss
    • Chemical sensitivity
    • Increased waist size
    • Memory problems
    • Increased facial hair
    • Cold body temperature
    • Decreased muscle mass
    • Depression
    • Increased body hair
    • Increased joint pain
    • Thinner skin
    • Palpitations
    • Acne
    • Aches/pains
    • High triglycerides
    • Headaches
    • Sugar cravings
    • Irritability
    • Sleep problems
    • Less libido
    • Allergies
    • Stress

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