Cortisol – The General

Cortisol and Stress Cortisol, commonly known as hydrocortisone, is the major hormone secreted by the adrenal glands when the body is under stress.  It is critical […]

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The Steroid Cascade

To get you ready for my next post: There are more than 15 steroid hormones, each with its own metabolites, and an enzyme system that converts […]

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Thyroid Hormone – Misunderstood Regulator, or The Scapegoat

We hear so much about the thyroid today and it seems that almost everyone has or thinks they have a thyroid problem.  So what’s the deal […]

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