High Cortisol Levels

Are you suffering from high cortisol levels?

High blood pressure, weight gain, brain fog, stress and depression - if you’re suffering from any of these symptoms, it’s quite possible that you have been suffering from high levels of cortisol in your body.

But don’t worry, you’re not alone! People all over the world are dealing with high cortisol levels and may not even recognize it.

But what is cortisol and why should you be worried about having high levels of cortisol in your body?

WebMD describes cortisol as your “fight or flight” hormone and it plays a critical role in many body functions, such as:

  • Regulating Blood Sugar
  • Controlling your Sleep/Wake Cycle
  • Controls your hypothalamus and regulates your hormones
  • Manages Inflammation

You need the proper amount of cortisol in your body in order to react properly to stress and also just function on a daily basis.

Too high of cortisol levels can lead to issues such as weight gain, extreme fatigue, irritability, acne, stress, and more!

So, in a world filled with stressful situations that are encountered each day, how do you take control of your own cortisol levels?

Add these foods and supplements into your diet!


A study conducted in 2006 demonstrated that drinking green or black tea in response to a stressful situation, lowered post-stress cortisol levels and evoked relaxation in subjects. It also helped lower blood pressure and heart rate.


When the friendly bacteria in your gut is severely outnumbered by the bad bacteria - cortisol levels can be extremely elevated in your body. Supplementing with prebiotics and probiotics to help to reduce the number of bad bacteria in your gut and reduce cortisol levels.

A study conducted in 2014 demonstrated that those who were supplementing with probiotics had significantly lower cortisol levels and a reduced response to stress than the placebo group.


Ashwagandha is a medicinal herb that has been used for thousands of years to reduce anxiety, depression, and also improve mental cognition.

We use a patented full spectrum Ashwaganda root in our Night Shred, also known as KSM-66 Ashwagandha, which has been scientifically demonstrated to reduce serum cortisol levels safely, improving quality of life, responses to stressors, and weight management.

Sometimes your diet won’t give you all of the nutrients that you need, and it's okay to use supplements to help achieve those goals! Inno Supps offers products that can help you out - click here to start managing your cortisol levels today!

Thank you for reading!

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