Peptides and adrenal fatigue

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    Peptides and adrenal fatigue


    Some increase cortisol more than others. Im wondering if this would be good for a person who had low cortisol do to adrenal fatigue, or would it hurt adrenal more since they would have to produce the cortisol?

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    I'm on my 5th day and am hoping that I get a slight cortisol boost to help my low cortisol output. Of course, I would consider that a secondary benefit. Will update with any noticed benefit.
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    I thought cortisol was bad?
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    Apparently, both low and high cortisol levels are bad. Mine is low, so a slight boost should be tolerable.
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    Id think low cortisol would be like a blessing: its a stress hormone that causes catabolism.
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    Cortisol is also required for the proper functioning of thyroid hormones; low cortisol results in conversion of T4 into rT3 rather than T3 which lowers metabolism.
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    Quote Originally Posted by texastea
    Cortisol is also required for the proper functioning of thyroid hormones; low cortisol results in conversion of T4 into rT3 rather than T3 which lowers metabolism.
    Learn something new everyday. Same with estrogen - too high or low and its negative.
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    You need the catabolism to burn fat. Cant get or stay shredded with out cortisol..
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