Adrenal Function Videos
Adrenal Function and Cannabis
Why is taking any form of cannabis not a good idea for anxiety? I explain how cannabis changes how you respond to stress–not in a good way.
Adrenal Function and the Stress Response
Adrenal function is crucial for survival. It’s made up of several systems that respond to any and all stimuli from our environment. Chronic stress causes this system to break down.
Adrenal Function and Skin
The adrenals regulate the immune system and how you respond to stress. Find out why stress provokes autoimmune skin issues like eczema, psoriasis, and hives.
Adrenal Function and Metabolism
Cortisol regulates metabolism. It was named a glucocorticoid hormone in 1954 when they figured out it regulated blood sugar. But cortisol doesn’t just regulate how we metabolize carbohydrates. As part of the adrenal stress response, it also controls how we metabolize protein and fat.
Adrenal Function And Hormone Replacement Therapy
Asthma and Adrenal Function
It’s always been clear stress worsened asthma, but studies also show low cortisol levels cause asthma. Maternal stress can predispose children to asthma and other autoimmune conditions.