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  1. haidut

    Stress (cortisol) causes hair loss

    Amazing study, which perfectly corroborates the findings of a previous study showing that estrogen (a cortisol promoter) also causes hair loss, while administering an estrogen-blocker reversed the hair loss. Administration of androgens (known cortisol and estrogen blockers) such as testosterone...
  2. haidut

    How Chronic Stress (cortisol) Causes Disease

    Back in 2018 I did a post on a neat study that demonstrated how the presence of cellular (mitochondrial) fragments in the blood stream acts identically to the pituitary hormone ACTH and as such activates the HPA axis. The more cellular fragments are in the bloodstream the more intense the stress...
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    Hyperglycaemia Decreases All Adrenal Steroids Except DHEA-S By 47-66%

    Hyperglycaemia acutely decreases circulating dehydroepiandrosterone levels in healthy men. - PubMed - NCBI Over the past two decades, an abundant literature has focused on the adrenal androgens dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate (DHEAS) and dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and their relation with...
  4. haidut

    Circadian Clock Dysruptions Driven By Adrenal Activity (cortisol)

    If the results of this study translate to humans then taking a little pregnenolone or progesterone (which restrain excessive cortisol release) may allow people to quickly adapt their circadian clock to a new environment as a result of long flights or working in prolonged conditions of artificial...
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