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What is Cortisol And What Are Its Effects on the Body?

What is Cortisol?Cortisol is a glucocorticoid hormone that is secreted by the adrenal gland. There are two types of Cortisol plays a key role in what is known as the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis (HPA axis). Your stress response system is sometimes more commonly referred to as your “fight or flight” response and more recently as the […]

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