You have many hormones that can contribute to weight gain. Of these, cortisol imbalance is a major factor. Have you heard of the "pear-shaped" body versus the "apple" body? If you have a pear-shaped body, you can thank Estrogen. And I mean "thank", … [Read more...] about Hormonal Weight Part 4: Cortisol and the Apple Body Type
Maybe you’ve heard of cortisol and that it is the Hormone that causes belly fat? That cortisol is bad. Well, there are no bad Hormones, Only Hormones out of balance. So what exactly is cortisol? Cortisol is produced by your adrenal glands. It has … [Read more...] about Is Cortisol Bad?
Ok, what about those hormone partners? Well, Cortisol has a partner too. It’s DHEA. DHEA follows cortisol like a puppy. If your cortisol is high, then your DHEA is too. If your cortisol bottoms out, then so does your DHEA. DHEA is also produced by … [Read more...] about Hormone Partners – Cortisol and DHEA