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Does the cortisol hormone have a smell that is secreted from the body when levels are high? If so, is it detectable by humans? Is it detectable by dogs?
cortisol has no smell. pheromones have. and dogs do smell it.
Can high cortisol levels cause an imbalance of brain chemicals and how can cortisol levels be lowered?
Hi, Thank you for posting your query. Yes, high cortisol levels can cause alteration of brain chemicals, in addition to causing high sugar, BP, acne, osteoporosis, skin changes, etc. It can be lowered with medications as well as adrenal surgery. Best wishes, Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM
a pt operated for pitutary macroadenoma before 2 yrs was goes into severe hypotension with systolic bp not recordable with history of 2 days fever any
You need to check the cortisol levels. Cortisol defeciency can cause low blood pressures
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