Simmering Soup—The Neuroendocrine System
Lecture no. 4 from the course: Mind-Body Medicine: The New Science of Optimal Health
Taught by Professor Jason M. Satterfield | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Health,Fitness & Nutrition Courses
Here, study the anatomy and function of the endocrine system as it affects the body’s stress response. Learn how the endocrine system releases cortisol, the “stress hormone,” into the bloodstream, and the physiologic changes that cortisol produces. Review the problems caused by cortisol imbalance and key approaches to controlling stress.