endocrine balance

Balance Hormones Naturally: The Relationship between Chronic Stress, High Cortisol, and Endocrine Balance

Balance Hormones Naturally: The Relationship between Chronic Stress, High Cortisol, and Endocrine Balance

Chronic high cortisol levels cause a mound of problems in the body and health in general.  When it comes to endocrine balance, high cortisol levels almost always  cause chaos amidst the orchestra of hormonal balance.  High cortisol affects blood sugar levels, the thyroid, liver, adrenals, sex hormones, mood, metabolism, and so much more.  Regulating stress, and therefore cortisol, is necessary for the endocrine system, and individuals as a whole, to function optimally.