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Tag Archives: stress

Does the Stress Hormone Cortisol Correlate with Increased Morbidity?

“This stress is killing me is more true than you may believe!” The adrenal hormone cortisol impacts nearly all the body’s systems. Cortisol levels fluctuate throughout the day, normally peaking in the morning hours and bottoming out at night. In studies, deviations from this pattern are associated with signs and symptoms of adrenal dysfunction. One […]

Discounted Telemedicine Consults

This message is from Dr. Joel Evans, one of the department heads of functional medicine at The Cleveland Clinic. His recommendations were also emailed to my patient on March 18. Please contact my office to schedule a fifteen minute telemedicine conference and we will discuss your specific recommendations. These call fees will be discounted. Call […]

Feeling Stressed?

During this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, stress is possibly higher than ever.  High levels of stress will negatively impact your health including hormone and sleep cycles as well as your immune system. I am urging everyone to practice stress relieving techniques to improve your health. Meditation, a scientifically proven practice to lower blood pressure also […]

The Microbiome, Stress Hormones & Gut Function

Microbiome Stress Hormone by Dr. S. Rudack

Over the past few decades researchers have worked to unravel the delicate connections between the human gastrointestinal microbiota, (the trillions of inherited bacteria within of intestinal tract), and the brain and the mounting evidence suggesting that psychological stress affects gastrointestinal function. Research suggests that irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) May be a stress-sensitive disorder. Some research […]