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Do Cortisol Blockers Actually Work for Weight Loss? What to Use Instead

You can tell by the title of the article that cortisol blockers may actually not be as effective as you would hope...

We all know that excess cortisol can lead to weight gain so the idea of "blocking" cortisol may sound enticing as a potential weight loss treatment. 

But does it actually work?

Well, not necessarily, at least not how you might imagine. 

This article is for you if you want to learn why excess cortisol leads to weight gain, how to manage your stress and cortisol and how to use certain supplements to help block the effects of cortisol on the body...

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The Stress, Cortisol and Weight Gain Connection (& How to Stop it)

Can too much stress increase cortisol and lead to weight gain?

The answer is a definite yes. 

Stress influences multiple systems in the body and may lead to the dysregulation of one of the most important hormones in your body - cortisol. 

Learn more about the influence stress has on cortisol and other hormones in your body and how to manage cortisol to help with weight loss...

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The Best Adrenal Fatigue Supplements + How to use them

Fatigue, exhaustion and low energy...

These symptoms are incredibly common nowadays and they all may be pointing to a specific hormone imbalance commonly referred to as adrenal fatigue. 

But instead of focusing on the word adrenal fatigue it's better to focus on the hormone cortisol and how you can directly impact this very important stress hormone. 

Once you understand what is happening to your cortisol level you can target your therapies and supplements so you can finally reclaim your energy. 

In this guide I will walk you through how to treat your fatigue with the best adrenal fatigue supplements: 

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The Best Cortisol Test for Diagnosing and Treating Adrenal Issues

Weight gain, crushing fatigue, the inability to sleep...

These are only some of the symptoms associated with adrenal problems and yet this condition is ignored by so many physicians and Doctors. 

In addition there is much confusion regarding which is the best way to actually evaluate your cortisol levels and which is the best cortisol test. 

This post will walk you through why testing your cortisol level is important, how to determine if you need testing, the best way to actually test your cortisol and how to treat yourself once you find out.

Let's dive in:  

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