Inflammation is one of the major drivers behind ageing. Put simply, inflammation is your immune system’s response to a stimulus – usually problematic substances that have entered your body or been created in your body.
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You might think only of cortisol in relation to stress or cortisone in relation to something that gets injected into injured joints. Your body makes both.
When it comes to our hormones, we tend to focus on just a few. Our sex hormones, estrogen and progesterone, get most of the limelight, followed closely by our stress hormones, adrenaline and cortisol.
Do you ever wonder if you were just given lousy genes? We’re told that our genetics plays a pivotal role in our health picture — for example, that ultimately it’s genetics that’s responsible for our body shape and size or whether we will develop a particular illness or disease.
Have you ever considered whether your alcohol intake may be interfering with your sex hormone balance?
Ever wake up feeling like you’ve been hit by a truck? It could be that your adrenal glands are struggling to keep up with what