Explores the documented relationship between levels of the stress hormone cortisol and a range of health disorders including obesity, depression, and hypertension, outlining how to control cortisol with supplements. Simultaneous.
The hormone cortisol, activated by the fight-or-flight (stress) response, is emerging as a major culprit in a variety of health problems. The Cortisol Connection explores the documented relationship between elevated levels of this hormone, chronic stress, and such health conditions as obesity, depression, suppressed immune system, osteoporosis, and hypertension. This new edition describes the results of the latest research about the connection between cortisol and HSD, and cortisol and testosterone.