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Excessive Endurance Exercise Causes Hyper-Cortisol State

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola

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  • Cortisol, known as a stress hormone, plays a vital role in our health but can lead to severe health issues like muscle breakdown, inflammation, and impaired immune function when chronically elevated. Understanding cortisol's dual feedback mechanisms in the brain and body is essential


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