Cortisol too much or too little?

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What It Is: Cortisol is a steroid hormone, commonly known as the ‘stress hormone’, produced by the adrenal glands in response to stress and low blood glucose concentration. In survival mode, cortisol can be life-saving. It helps to maintain fluid balance and blood pressure, while regulating some body functions that aren’t crucial in the moment, like reproductive drive, immunity, digestion … Read More