Stress In Women May Erase Benefits Of A Healthful Diet. The results here are not surprising. The cortisol elevations of stress move the metabolic system in the direction of dysfunction. The key to successful health then requires attention to nutrition, hormones and the reduction of stress. This stress reduction includes the avoidance of aerobic exercise, stimulants such as caffeine, and improved sleep. Balance requires normalization of all these areas.
Michael D. Fox, MD
Jacksonville Center Reproductive Medicine