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6 Signs That Your Cortisol Levels May Be Too High

2016-09-07T13:14:16+00:00

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Cortisol is a steroid hormone produced in the adrenal glands in response to stress-it's our primary stress hormone and is responsible for activating the body's "fight or flight" response in stressful situations. When your body is under chronic stress, your cortisol levels remain high, and you can be more susceptible to disease. Here are six signs that your levels may be elevated. Insomnia Your cortisol levels should be lower at nighttime, which is what allows your body to relax and recharge. But if your cortisol levels are consistently too high, you [...]

6 Signs That Your Cortisol Levels May Be Too High 2016-09-07T13:14:16+00:00

Prostate Cancer Aggression ‘Linked to Waist Size’

2016-06-03T11:00:09+00:00

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Men with larger waistlines could be at higher risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer, a study has suggested. Research on 140,000 men from eight European countries found that a 4in (10cm) larger waist circumference could increase the chances of getting the cancer by 13%. Men were most at risk when their waist was bigger than 37in (94cm), the University of Oxford study found. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men. The study, which was presented at the European Obesity Summit in Gothenburg, Sweden, looked at the association between body [...]

Prostate Cancer Aggression ‘Linked to Waist Size’ 2016-06-03T11:00:09+00:00