Sleep and Sleep Dysfunction

Sleep and Sleep Dysfunction

  Sleep and sleep dysfunction involve two hormones – Cortisol and Melatonin. They are the two hormones that regulate the body’s circadian rhythm.  Melatonin is conversely related to Cortisol (the stress hormone). It peaks at night when Cortisol is low and is...
Adrenal Fatigue

Adrenal Fatigue

Stress, Cortisol and Adrenal Fatigue During periods of stress  cortisol levels are increased, which in turn increases the metabolism of fatty acids to provide the body with enough glucose to respond to the fight or flight activation of the sympathetic nervous system....