Balance is the key element when it comes to cortisol, a hormone produced in your adrenal glands. Cortisol performs many vital functions, including: Reducing inflammation Regulating blood pressure Metabolizing glucose [...]
Could you have high blood pressure and not even know it? Here's how to find out and some natural ways to lower high blood pressure.
Weathering one of the most acrimonious elections in U.S. history can be hard on health, especially if you are managing an autoimmune disease such as Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. Fortunately, functional medicine [...]
Did you know that approximately two-thirds of all doctor’s office visits are for stress-related complaints? Stress is the body’s reaction to any situation that is demanding or dangerous. When we experience stress, [...]
It’s the time of the month that so many women dread, the PMS days. For some, premenstrual syndrome is simply an irritating inconvenience, but for others it is a cause [...]
It’s a constant refrain: We’re too stressed out. But how stressed out are we really? An adrenal saliva test can tell you whether your cortisol (the stress hormone) is too [...]