It is produced by cells located in the adrenal cortex, the outer part of them.
It allocates energy reserves at the right moment, increases the supply of sugar in the blood and makes the necessary power to adequately respond to the danger: stress and other difficulties and problems suddenly arising during life.
It strengthens the heart. It increases arterial blood pressure, which allows, if necessary, to provide additional supply of tissues with oxygen and nutrients.
This “battle” hormone directs blood into the strategic areas of the body: head, shoulders, torso, hips, thighs.
It improves digestion, the absorption of food, reduces excessive sensitivity of the digestive system.
It produces an incentive to act and transforms person into an ardent supporter of action, in a blink creates “fighting” qualities, makes you want to join the fight.
“Gives greasing” to joints, relieves inflammation, soothes pain.
It helps during allergies, fever, drug intolerance, excessive reaction to the toxins.