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Can high cortisol blood levels cause inflammation in the body?

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Dr. John Tang
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: Hi cortisol

Yes. Chronically high cortisol is very damaging by causing inflammation throughout the body.
It leads to higher incidence of heart attacks, strokes, diabetes, and many more. This is why proper sleep, exercise, other forms of stress reduction such as yoga, tai chi, and meditation are so valuable.

In brief: Hi cortisol

Yes. Chronically high cortisol is very damaging by causing inflammation throughout the body.
It leads to higher incidence of heart attacks, strokes, diabetes, and many more. This is why proper sleep, exercise, other forms of stress reduction such as yoga, tai chi, and meditation are so valuable.
Dr. John Tang
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