Does cortisol target cells?

Answer On One Hand: Main Function of CortisolAccording to Christine A. Maglione-Garves, Len Kravitz, Ph.D., and Suzanne Schneider, Ph.D. of the University of New Mexico, the main function of the steroid h... Read More »

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What does low cortisol mean?

Although a low cortisol level in itself does not necessarily point to medical problems, it is important to get further testing if you do have low cortisol. Cortisol is a hormone produced in respons... Read More »

How does cortisol work in the body?

Cortisol is a hormone produced by the adrenal cortex in the adrenal gland. Its main role is to maintain normal functions of different systems of our body. It is commonly known as a stress hormone b... Read More »

Does smoking marijuana, kill brain cells, or retard the brain cells?

It does kill brain cells over a long period of time. There are minimal effects to smoking pot. If you start young and continue smoking your entire life then you might be a little dumb. But if yo... Read More »

Does cortisol work by direct gene activation?

Hormones carry messages throughout the body, sometimes producing their effects by turning certain genes on or off. Cortisol appears to perform its functions by more than one route, including direct... Read More »