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STRESS!!! and adrenal glands

Posted by Melissa Callaghan on

  STRESS!!! and adrenal glands Stress – we all experience it. Unfortunately, it is becoming normalised and accepted as part of life. What does stress do to your body? One of the major areas that is effected from stress are the adrenal glands. The adrenal glands sit just above the kidneys and they produce a variety of hormones including adrenaline and cortisol. Cortisol is a stress hormone and it can be public enemy number one. When your cortisol levels become elevated from stress it can interfere with your body in many ways such as headaches, insomnia, difficulty breathing, pounding heart,...

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