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6 Restorative Yoga Poses to Naturally Lower Cortisol

Collins, K. (n.d.). 6 Restorative Yoga Poses to Naturally Lower Cortisol. Paleo Plan.

When you get stressed out, your body’s fight-or-flight response is activated, causing a release of the hormone cortisol from the adrenal glands. Without a physical release, cortisol levels build up in the bloodstream. In modern society, our stress is caused by things like a work deadline or an inbox overloaded with emails. We usually don’t have an outlet for cortisol, which leaves it building up in the body. Ease anxiety and naturally lower cortisol levels with these soothing restorative yoga poses.

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