High Cortisol and the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Did you know there’s been a link discovered between the hormone cortisol and dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease? In this post, we’ll review cortisol, discuss the link found, and discuss ways to reduce your risk. What is Cortisol? Cortisol, also known as the stress hormone, is a small guy with a big job. Cortisol plays a [Read More]

What are the Outcomes of Chronic High Cortisol?

What is Cortisol? Cortisol is a glucocorticoid steroid hormone produced by the adrenal glands. Glucocorticoids in general transport messages to the cells via the bloodstream to regulate inflammatory responses, metabolism, and the sleep-wake cycle. Cortisol is specifically responsible for helping regulate the body: Stress response Metabolism Inflammatory response Blood pressure Blood sugar Sleep-wake cycle What [Read More]

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