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The Cortisol Connection

The Cortisol ConnectionWhy Stress Makes You Fat and Ruins Your Health — And What You Can Do About It

The hormone cortisol, activated by the fight-or-flight (stress) response, is emerging as a major culprit in a variety of health problems. The Cortisol Connection explores the documented relationship between elevated levels of this hormone, chronic stress, and such health conditions as obesity,... more

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The hormone cortisol, activated by the fight-or-flight (stress) response, is emerging as a major culprit in a variety of health problems. The Cortisol Connection explores the documented relationship between elevated levels of this hormone, chronic stress, and such health conditions as obesity, depression, suppressed immune system, osteoporosis, and hypertension. This new edition describes the results of the latest research about the connection between cortisol and HSD, and cortisol and testosterone.

Dr. Shawn Talbott is one of America’s leading lifestyle experts, helping people to Feel, Look, and Perform at their peak potential. His background includes: ...more