CORTISOL

Think of cortisol as nature’s built-in alarm system. It is your body’s main stress hormone. It works with certain parts of your brain to control your mood, motivation, and fear. Cortisol is made in the adrenal glands in your kidneys. We are all pretty familiar with the ‘fight-or-flight’ instinct in a crisis, and cortisol plays […]

ADRENAL HEALTH

A good majority of our hormones are produced in the pituitary gland. The pituitary gland is known as the master gland that controls the functions of other important glands, such as the adrenal gland. The human body has two adrenal glands, one sits on top of each kidney.

OPTIMAL THYROID HEALTH

Your thyroid—a small gland in your neck—has a huge impact on your body. It produces the thyroid hormone (TH), which is responsible for several functions including management of your metabolism, heartbeat, temperature, mood, bowel movements, and more, in check. When the thyroid does not produce enough TH, this is an underactive thyroid. A thyroid health […]