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The Health Risks Of Being A Stress Case

Cortisol, along side adrenaline, non-adrenaline, testosterone, DHEA, estrogen, and progesterone are produced by the adrenal glands. Cortisol plays a role in blood sugar management, memory, reducing inflammation, stress, and sleep. Cortisol is most commonly known for it’s role alongside adrenaline for the “fight or flight” response. Prolonged stress can cause a chronically high cortisol level. If this occurs, the imbalance may also play a role in the proper function of other hormones. Like most things in the body, our hormones work synergistically with one another. If one thing becomes out of balance, it is likely for something else to soon follow.

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