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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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Women’s Hormones: Why are so many women struggling with hormone imbalances?

A hormonal imbalance is when there is either too much or too little of a certain hormone. Even tiny changes can have very serious impacts on us. Throughout our lives, there are periods or hormonal changes that occur naturally. These transitions happen in puberty, pregnancy, breastfeeding, and menopause. However, in today’s modern world there are some serious hormonal imbalances occurring for many women.

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