A new study from Carnegie Mellon University has found that marital status can affect your stress level. Cortisol, the stress hormone, was measured in participants of various marital statuses, and it was found that those who were currently married had… Read More
Addison’s disease (adrenal insufficiency) is characterized by low cortisol hormones. Cortisol is the stress hormone, and when levels are high it can have a negative impact on our health. Cortisol is produced by the adrenal glands, but if the adrenal… Read More
The hormone cortisol is commonly associated with stress. By now we know stress, over a period of time, can be detrimental to our health. But there is another condition associated with excessive cortisol. It’s called Cushing’s syndrome.
Causes of … Read More