01/12/10: Calming Cortisol During Times of Occasional Stress

Calming Cortisol During Times of Occasional Stress By Mark Swanson, ND Cortisol is the major “stress response” corticosteroid hormone produced by the adrenals. It is the main end product of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis. Cortisol affects metabolic, cardiovascular and central nervous systems under both acute and chronic states. The functional neuroanatomy and regulation of cortisol […]