Cortisol – The Chronic Inflammatory Diseases and Why Doctors Fail

If your psoriasis or any other chronic health problem developed after a stressful period or event in your life this blog post might be very useful for you. This article will be a little bit difficult to understand completely so you may want to read it twice but I think it is worthy to understand the ideas and evidence presented here in the next lines. Therefore it is written somehow with repeating parts in order to make it easier for you to understand it. In this article I want to...

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Lymphatic System Congestion, Adrenal “Fatigue” and Liver in Psoriasis

Science has proved many times that chronic inflammatory diseases are caused by inflammation… Well, what else could cause inflammatory diseases, right? The drugs whether prescription or over-the-counter, both are relatively very effective for psoriasis and other chronic inflammatory diseases and they put those diseases into remission. So, why is there still so many people suffering from chronic inflammatory diseases? Well, the top anti-inflammatory drugs currently available to patients are biologic drugs. The prices of those drugs are so high that most people can not get a prescription because “their case...

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Licorice Root May Cool Off the Inflammation

Licorice is well known plant which is able to suppress the conversion of cortisol to cortisone. This effect may significantly help with healing of psoriasis. The result is that increased levels of cortisol in your blood may suppress the strong immune reactions. Suppressed immunity leads to less inflammation which may be good if you won’t overdo it. The study published in 2008 in Journal of Periodontology confirmed that licorice reduces the lipopolysaccharide-induced (endotoxin induced) proinflammatory cytokine production by macrophages and whole blood. [1] The researchers concluded that “licorice extract is

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Inflammation Causes The Symptoms We Call Diseases

Yes, inflammation is what causes the symptoms and that is true even for psoriasis! And we may ask “what is the most common cause of inflammation?“. Well, it is the infection. People do not get it and do not want to believe it because it is so simple. Small intestine is inflamed or there is some kind of dental infection – those two are the ROOT causes in almost 100% of cases of chronic diseases. Down the stream after some time latent viruses reactivate and cause additional inflammation and nervous...

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Intestinal Bacteria Increase the Cortisol Production

Adrenal fatigue is supposedly linked to cortisol levels imbalances and measuring the cortisol levels whether in blood or saliva as part of assessing the health status is very popular. But what causes the cortisol release? Heavy exercise, infections, trauma or emotional stress, sleep deprivation, calorie restriction, coffee and endotoxins of course. People usually blame low cortisol levels to “fatigued” adrenals but the truth is that the HPA axis including the adrenals is just dysregulated not fatigued. HPA axis is just a series of biochemical reactions and chemistry can not be...

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