Tag: stress

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Stress causes/exacerbates allergies, pregnenolone/progesterone therapeutic

Yet another studies demonstrating the “controversial” link between stress and a condition doctors insist has nothing to…

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Stress (cortisol) causes hair loss

Amazing study, which perfectly corroborates the findings of a previous study showing that estrogen (a cortisol promoter)…

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Stress (cortisol) causes pre-term birth by blocking progesterone

If you ask a gynecologist what causes premature birth, the answer will usually be something along the…

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Serotonin (5-HT) is a key driver of asthma

Yet another blow to the status of the so-called “happiness hormone”. While histamine, acetylcholine, and estrogen have…

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Childhood stress causes mental illness in adults by blunting androgens

Yet another great study solidifying the evidence on just how detrimental early childhood stress is. It has…

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Stress (cortisol) as the driver of hyperglycemia in type II diabetes

To most of my readers, the title of the post may seem like something completely obvious and…

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Sugar (sucrose) lowers stress-induced cortisol

Just a quick post to give some props to the much-vilified sucrose. The study below demonstrates that…

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Heart attack survivors have high stress (cortisol/adrenaline) hypersensitivity, low androgens

A very interesting study that highlights yet again the connection between chronic stress and ill systemic health,…

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Stress-driven lipid peroxidation, inflammation re-awakens dormant cancer cells

Yet another study demonstrating that stress is anything but benign or irrelevant for chronic diseases, especially for…

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Sexual activity and stress levels (HPA activity) may determine longevity

The study below tried to tease out the main factors affecting the longevity of the legendary naked…