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does working out increase cortisol

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
Perhaps: In healthy individuals, the morning cortisol level should double from a baseline of 20-30 µg/dl within 60 minutes. The baseline cortisol level in peop ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Cortisol: They don't increase throughout the day. Although they bounce around a bit, they are higher in the morning, from about 4 AM to 10 AM (in someone on a ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
No: A rise in cortisol is a natural response to exercise. As you become more fit the rise becomes smaller. You should not be taking any "cortisol blocke ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Cortisol levels: Cortisol varies throughout the day. It is generally higher in the am vs the pm, but it is spiking up and down all day. Normal walking would not part ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Berger
40 years experience Dermatology
Not able: I do not know of any way to do this and not sure is a good idea any way.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
None: You do not need to increase cortisol levels if your adrenals are functioning normally. You only need to allow them to respond to physiologic influence ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Jogging is an: Excellent way to relieve stress. If you haven't been physically active for a while - then start out slowly ; don't forget your stretching.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
QUETIPINE: Has many potential adverse effects. The only clinically important hormonal effect is the potential elevation of serum prolactin, which can cause breas ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Physiologically, Yes: By inhibition of the enzyme 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase (type 2) and subsequent increase in activity of cortisol on the kidney. 11β-hydroxysteroi ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience Psychiatry
Yes......: The short answer is yes. The longer and still very inadequate answer is yes, but the effect can vary based on the type of stress, the chronicity of th ... Read More
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