7 FAQS on the Cortisol Stress Hormone

by Dr. Sara Gottfried At a basic level, what is cortisol’s role in the body? Cortisol is the hormone that governs your digestion, hunger cravings, digestion, sleep/wake patterns, blood pressure, physical activity, and your capacity to cope with stress. Cortisol is the main stress hormone and ...

How to Improve Gut Health

Are you one of 70 million people suffering from digestive diseases in the United States? You might be… and not even know your gut is the cause! Discover how your digestive health is intimately linked to your immune, endocrine, circulatory and central nervous systems at The Healthy Gut Summit, f...

10 Myths About Eating Disorders

Like many mental illnesses and conditions, eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa come prepackaged with a disconcerting number of misconceptions. Allowing these unfounded stereotypes to continuously creep through the public’s consciousness is a dangerous game with potenti...