Tag: cortisol

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Stress is carcinogenic and promotes metastases; blocking cortisol stops this process

Over the last couple of years I posted several times about studies demonstrating that stress from surgery,…

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Endurance exercise causes (peripheral) hyper-cortisol state

A few months ago I did a post on a pair of studies showing that while cortisol…

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PARADOX: Cortisol promotes inflammation, drives Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)

It looks like serotonin (5-HT), commonly known as the “happy hormone” has a serious competitor for the…

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Most cancers overproduce cortisol, and it accelerates their growth

This post is right on the heels of the one I just did on cortisol stimulating its…

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Cortisol stimulates its own synthesis (peripherally), drives obesity/diabetes/CVD

Synthetic/bioidentical glucocorticoids (GC) are perhaps the most widely used steroids clinically. In addition, the HPA axis, culminating…

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Another “paradox” – elevated cortisol, from high-fat diet, increases inflammation

Over the last year or so I posted about several studies demonstrating that even short-term usage of…

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Androgens, glucocorticoids are antagonistic – former inhibit, latter promote fat gain

As most of my readers know, androgenic steroids are considered extremely dangerous by medicine and are in…

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Hormonal birth control puts women in chronic stress, by blocking progesterone synthesis

A truly remarkable study as it exposes so many lies that Big Pharma and its medical accomplices…

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Chronic stress doubles the weight gain from high-fat diets

I am only posting this to demonstrate that the (in)famous claim so many doctors and dietitians and…

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STUDY: Glycine may treat depression; MEDIA: Glycine may cause depression

The level of misreporting in mainstream media is reaching criminal levels. For example, there have been many…