Cortisol

Beat Your STRESS HORMONE

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How managing cortisol can help you think faster, slim down, and even prevent a cold

POOR CORTISOL: It means well but just doesn't know when to quit. Produced by your adrenal glands, this "stress hormone" helps regulate blood pressure and the immune system during a sudden crisis, whether a physical attack or an emotional setback. This helps you to tap into your energy reserves and increases your ability to fight off infection.

Periodical Exercise Therapeutics Update & Commentary: Exercise and Cortisol

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Resistance exercise overtraining and overreaching: neuroendocrine responses

Sports Med 823(2): 106, 1997.

Acupuncture Points have Subjective (Needing Sensation) and Objective (Serum Cortisol Increase) Specificity

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This paper was presented at the BMAS Spring Scientific Meeting held in Chester in April 1997

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Rhodiola Extract Improves Burnout Fatigue, Attention, and Cortisol Response

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Reviewed: Olsson EMG, yon Scheele B, Panossian AG. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group study of the standardized extract SHR-5 of the roots of Rhodiola rosea in the treatment of subjects with stress-related fatigue. Planta Med. 2009;75:105-112.

Physiology and Clinical Relevance of Salivary Adrenal Steroids (Cortisol, DHEA & DHEAS) in Natural Medicine

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The role of hormones in human physiology is complex and fascinating. The hormones are either secreted by a group of cells in a gland or by the whole gland. Since endocrine glands are ductless, the secreted hormones are carried to their target cells (organs) by blood plasma. The hormones affect or regulate either a particular organ, a group of organs, metabolic function(s), or every cell of the body.

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