Have you heard of the hormone cortisol?
Cortisol is the primary hormone secreted in response to stress.
Cortisol is not all bad; it’s essential to life, but chronically elevated cortisol from high amounts of stress can kill you.
13 Signs Your Cortisol Could Be High:
1. Decreases sex drive
2. Lowers metabolism
3. Weakens the immune system.
That then leads to:
5. Increased cravings for carbohydrates and sugar
6. Increases cholesterol and triglycerides
7. Mid-day fatigue
8. Increases night eating syndrome
9. Decreases serotonin
10. Short term memory loss
11. Sleep disturbances
12. Increases estrogen
13. Weight gain
I’m not just here to tell you all this and leave you hanging.
Aside from eliminating stressors in your daily life like:
- quitting the job… you may hate
- cutting out toxic people
- working on your relationships
- paying closer attention to your finances
- changing your eating habits
You can learn to support the organ responsible for regulating stress:
8 Ways You Can Support Your Adrenals Right Now:
- Fix your nutrition
- Supplement with the right minerals and vitamins
- Reduce environmental toxins
- Manage stress
- Schedule in relaxation
- Prioritize sleep
- Focus on healing
If you suffer from stress, insomnia, fatigue, weight gain, lack of sex drive, and motivation, I want you to pay close attention to my emails and content this week.
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I will address each one of the eight points discussed above to help you heal your body and your mind from chronic stress.
If you want more personalized help, I invite you to book some time on my calendar this week.
I’ve watched my clients transform their lives by focusing on reducing stress and supporting their body’s natural ability to regulate stress.
Health isn’t just about fitness and nutrition.
When stress is present, it doesn’t matter how much you exercise or how well you eat. The consequences of elevated stress will always triumph.
Get this dialed in and watch your life change.