What produces excess cortisol?

Answer Cortisol is a hormone that you produce in an emergency or dangerous situation. It helps you respond appropriately and in a timely fashion. Cortisol is good in that respect, but if you are producin... 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 to Reduce Cortisol?

Cortisol is a stress-induced chemical that is released by the adrenal gland. While some cortisol is beneficial for survival, some people overproduce cortisol. When this happens, you may notice you ... Read More »

What Are the Benefits of Cortisol?

Cortisol is a steroid hormone that human body naturally produces in the adrenal glands to regulate several systems and aid the body during stressful times including situational stress, dieting or i... Read More »

Schnauzers & Cortisol?

Cortisol is a naturally occurring steroid in dogs, and is important for overall health. In schnauzers, there are some health issues that can be caused or aggravated by cortisol imbalances.