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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...