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Cortisol is the stress hormone released by the body. Cortisol is an important hormone in the body. Prolonged levels of this hormone in your blood stream can have adverse affects on ones health. Cortisol levels vary from person to person; people react to stress differently. One person may secrete higher levels of cortisol than another person in the same stressful situation. Cortisol is stress fat and toxic fat. The stress fat goes deep into the abdomen; putting the liver into overdrive, so
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Unformatted text preview: the liver can not do the rest of its job managing cholesterol, insulin, and Immune functions. High cortisol levels in the body are associated with heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, and stroke. Therefore, being a lethal fat or toxic fat. You need to learn how to relax after a stressful situation; in order to keep your cortisol levels under control. A good way to relax your body and mind after a stressful event is to learn breathing exercises and/or meditation....
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