Chronically elevated cortisol levels are becoming all too common. That is likely because they are driven by new societal norms: demanding work schedules, ever-growing to-do lists, over-exercising, and being ‘on’ 24-7. High levels of stress present in the modern world cause the body to produce increasing amounts of cortisol in order to prepare the body to deal with each stressful scenario. What your body doesn’t realize is that the stress you now face is not typically the life-or-death ...