Monthly Archives: August 2018

How does chronic stress prevent you from losing weight

Chronic stress is bad for your entire body. Not only does it wreak havoc on your immune system, it interferes with energy balance. Cortisol is a stress hormone meant to help you adapt to temporary stressors. However, on going stress and a subsequent high cortisol level break down lean mass, causing your metabolism to slow…

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Did you know your hormone imbalance is preventing you from losing weight?

There are seven hormones that are preventing you from weight loss and in some cases causing weight gain.  Cortisol is also known as the stress hormone. It is produced by your adrenal glands, and comes into play anytime your body has a “fight or flight” response. This response has been vital to the survival of…

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