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HPA axis Category

The HPA axis: Metabolic Distress and Hypoth...

Apr 24, 201234 Comments182 Views

If it hasn’t been clear yet, the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis is one of the leading contributors to poor reproductive health.  The pituitary gland tells the

HPA axis: what is pregnenolone steal?

Apr 23, 20129 Comments303 Views

The human response to a stressful situation occurs in two places.  First, it occurs immediately in the sympathetic nervous system.  This increases heart rate, increases

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HPA axis dysfunction

Apr 16, 201211 Comments228 Views

There are two primary ways in which the HPA axis can malfunction.  It’s activity can increase, or it’s activity can decrease. The HPA axis jumps

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The HPA axis: an introduction

Apr 16, 20121 Comment58 Views

The HPA axis is the means by which many cells communicate with each other, which makes it a very big deal.  From my perspective, for

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