Posts Tagged ‘Cortisol’

Moringa and Testosterone: Superfood or is it?

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Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD Moringa Oleifera (also called miracle tree, the tree of life, and drumstick tree) grows in Asia and some African countries. It’s highly nutritious and resistant to environmental factors, which has made it an important food crop in its areas of cultivation. Due to Moringas high amount of antioxidants and…

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Caffeine and Testosterone: Coffee for AR Activation and cAMP?

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD If you’ve been reading my older posts here, you already know that I’ve been somewhat of an anti-coffee guy in the past. That’s because research has shown time after time that caffeine consumption leads to dose-dependent increases in cortisol…

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20 Ways to Lower Cortisol Levels Naturally

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Stefano Pizzo, MD Stressed out? You probably need to lower cortisol levels in your body. Bad news, your higher than normal stress levels are effecting more than your relationships and sleep patterns. This is due to your principal stress hormone –…

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4 Proven Supplements to Reduce High Cortisol Levels

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD Cortisol is a naturally occurring steroid hormone in the human body. Its release from the adrenal cortex is stimulated by a brain hormone called ACTH, and the release of ACTH, on the other hand, is stimulated by physical or…

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Stress and Testosterone: How Chronic-Stress Zaps your Energy

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Stefano Pizzo, MD It’s hard to pinpoint exactly what the term stress means, but an explanation that comes rather close, goes something like this: “stress is the body’s principal method of reacting to a challenge”. To open up the term a…

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Resistance Training and Testosterone: 40% More T after 4-Weeks

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Stefano Pizzo, MD As a frequent AM reader you are more than likely already aware that resistance training is a great tool in increasing testosterone levels. However, there’s always a group of people who claim that weight lifting and testosterone levels…

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Physical Activity and Testosterone: Start Walking ASAP

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Stefano Pizzo, MD Is it possible that there are walking testosterone benefits? That simply walking can have the capacity to boost your testosterone levels? I’m here to tell you yes. Of the many health benefits of walking, increased testosterone is one…

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Ashwagandha and Testosterone: Proven Effective?

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD Ashwagandha (Withania Somnifera) is a herbal supplement (commonly root powder or extract) widely used in the Indian herbal medicine, aka. Ayurveda. It’s considered to be an “adaptogen“, which is a term coined by the Russian scientists to describe a…

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