Cortisol

This page is still under construction, but here are the major deficiencies and their commonly related symptoms of Cortisol Excess and Deficiency:

Cortisol Deficiency

  • worsening allergies
  • aches/pains
  • morning sluggishness
  • increased infection
  • feeling cold
  • low blood pressure
  • sugar/salt cravings
  • sensitivity to light
  • fibromyalgia
  • feel stressed/less tolerant
  • crying for no reason
  • excess sweating
  • hemorrhoids/ varicose veins
  • skin bruises easily
  • insomnia

Cortisol Excess

  • wired but tired feeling
  • increased acne
  • loss of muscle mass
  • impaired memory
  • eczema or thin skin
  • high blood pressure
  • abdominal weight gain
  • sugar cravings
  • infertility problems
  • increased heartbeat
  • indigestion, ulcers, GERD
  • pink to purple stretch marks on belly or back