Tag: cortisol

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Another “paradox” – glucocorticoids cause inflammation, insulin blocks it

As many of my readers know, I am not a fan of the ubiquitous usage of both…

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Progesterone, bromocriptine may treat autism

A great new study, which, while genomic in character, inadvertently points the finger directly at estrogen and/or…

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Niacinamide increases ATP/NAD, lower glucose/cortisol in humans

A great new study demonstrating for the first time in a human experiment what hundreds of animal…

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Stress (cortisol) makes even altruistic people selfish

A great new study, which may explain a good deal of the general perception and several studies…

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Fasting / stress decimate gonadal steroidogenesis, with no effect on blood cortisol

A very interesting and very “controversial” (read: inconvenient truth) study, since it shows beyond reasonable doubt that…

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DHT as anti-inflammatory as cortisol, but without the side effects

As most of my readers know, glucocorticoids (synthetic or bioidentical) are widely used clinically and there is…

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Scoliosis (even in females) may be driven by low androgen levels, DHT may treat it

I am posting about this condition as it seems recently its numbers have absolutely exploded in the…

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Vitamin D3 anabolic, calcitriol catabolic for muscle/thymus

Several great studies, which will probably do little to calm down the controversy that seems to be…

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Exercise causes (and worsens) arterial calcification

A great new study sent to me by one of my blog’s readers. It will more than…

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Vitamin D may treat (opioid) “addiction”

Interesting article, which corroborated the role of vitamin D as an anti-stress hormone. As vitamin D is…