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Have you ever been so stressed that it seemed like your whole life was a mess? You weren’t sleeping, you were in a constant state of anxiety, you were getting more headaches than usual, and maybe you were even gaining weight. We all get stressed. It’s part of life. However chronic stress can lead to some serious health issues. Have you ever heard of cortisol? Well cortisol is typically referred to as your “stress hormone”. This is because it is the hormone that is released during stressful, “fight or flight” situations. Cortisol’s main job it to maintain homeostasis in the body. Meaning it wants toRead More →