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Controlling Cortisol To Manage Stress

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Controlling Cortisol To Manage Stress

Cortisol is one of forty stress hormones from the adrenal glands called glucocorticoids. The adrenals sit atop the kidneys and are divided into two areas: the adrenal medulla and adrenal cortex. The medulla produces epinephrine and norepinephrine (noradrenaline) used for immediate fight-or-flight response. The cortex has several zones that produce the glucocorticoids (including cortisol) and…

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