Cort RX – Adrenal Cortex Support

$69.95

 
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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Everybody experiences stress. Theres no escaping it. Some people thrive and cope with the stress, while others suffer the effects of stress. Cort RX wont eliminate your stress, but it will help you cope with it.

Stress affects our body in different ways, however chronic stress, such as finances, relationships and sometimes where you work are new to the human body. Strangely, we actually evolved as stress being our best friend. If we are getting chased by a Saver-Toothed Tiger, being stressed would have saved our life! Massive amounts of adrenaline and cortisol would have been released by the body so as we could (hopefully) outrun or out fight the beast. If we didn’t have that response, we would have been the big cat’s lunch.

“I love this product i’m finally sleeping more than 3 hrs at a time it’s amazing!!!!” – Liz Johns
Now days, most of us arent being chased by big cats, but our genes are still programmed that way. The ‘beast’ chasing us today is chronic long term (day/week/year) stress, unlike the tiger’s ‘minutes’ of stress. This means our body is pumping out lots more cortisol (a stress hormone) than we know what to do with. Long term elevated cortisol has catastophic effects throughout the body, such as increased fat mass, loss of muscle mass, a reduced immune system and much more. Yet here we are with the mortgage, stressful job and even environmental stress we simply cant escape. We just have to manage these unavoidable stressors better.

THE HYPOTHALAMIC PITUITARY ADRENAL (HPA) AXIS

Acute stress (figure 2.)

Chronic stress (figure 3.)

THE KEY IS TO PROVIDE A STRATEGY TO MANAGE THE HPA AXIS.

Remove burden

  • Avoid stress from people and places you can avoid
  • Immune activation – toxicity, allergies, intolerances, infection, infestation and autoimmunity
  • Inflammation – immune activation, injury and stress
  • Toxic exposure – chemicals, colourings, additives, preservatives, fertilizers, pesticides, drugs, smoking, alcohol etc.
  • Electromagnetic radiation

ADAPTOGENIC HERBS ALL OF WHICH ARE FOUND IN THE CORT RX

Schisandra reduces anxiety and lowers cortisol

Schisandra has been shown to be a potent snxiolytic, reducing anxiety during times of physical and mental stress. Schisandra may reverse stress-induces anxiety levels, by modulating stress-induced changes to the HPA (hypothalmic-pituitary-adrenal) axis, cortex monoamine transmitters and cortisol.

Schisandra chinensis

Schisandra chinensis is an adaptogen, helping the body adapt to physical and mental stress. It improves dexterity, focus and co-ordination. Schisandra corrects respiratory acidosis and improves performance. One study on thoroughbreds showed an improvement of 6 lengths in an 800m race.

Schisandra improves physical performance

Schisandra chinensis has been shown to exhibit a remarkable effect on the physical performance of race horses. When treated with Schisandra, horses were able to complete the 800 m in a significantly shorter and the speed reached by the Schisandra-treated horses was also significantly higher than when saline treated. This study indicated that Schisandra extract was able to induce a greater response to physical effort. This was translated into a decrease of the time (1.8 s less) for the completion of the 800m race, equivalent to an improvement of 6 lengths in an 800m race.

Schisandra improves mental performance

Schisandra enhances memory, focus and concentration span via cholinergic function and works as an acetylcholine esterase inhibitor, thereby preserving acetylcholine levels and activity in nerve synapses.
  • Helps to adapt to all stressors
  • Anti-anxiety
  • Improve cognition and brain function
  • Improves resilience
  • Liver protectant
  • Antioxidant
  • Anti-inflammatory

Withania somnifera

Withania modulates HPA axis

Withania enhances Hypothalamic Pituitary Gonadal (HPG) axis

While controlling the HPA axis; Withania allows and encourages the HPG axis to fire for reproduction, regeneration and repair. While controlling the HPA axis; Withania enhances thyroid hormone production and activity.

Rhodiola rosea

Rhodiola has the following properties

  • Regulates cortisol activity and release
  • Has a spring effect on the adrenal gland, preserving adrenal cortisol and Vitamin C
  • Anti-catabolic protecting muscle and bone from breakdown
  • Reduces anxiety and panic
  • Reduces pain
  • Elevates mood and coping mechanisms
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Liver protectant
  • Antioxidant

Turmeric (Curcuma longa)

Turmeric will take the burden off the whole HPA axis and reduce the frequency and intensity of our survival response while supporting genuine energy levels and quality of life.
2016 Australian Breakout Supplement of the Year Award
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

 

  1. K. Chandrasekhar et al. A Prospective, Randomized Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of Safety and Efficacy of a High-Concentration Full-Spectrum Extract of Ashwagandha Root in Reducing Stress and Anxiety in Adults. K. Chandrasekhar. Indian J Psychol Med. 2012 Jul-Sep; 34(3): 255–262
  2. Singh N, Bhalla M, de Jager P, Gilca M. An overview on ashwagandha: a Rasayana (rejuvenator) of Ayurveda. Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med. 2011;8(5 Suppl):208-13. doi: 10.4314/ajtcam.v8i5S.9. Epub 2011 Jul 3. Review.
  3. Ahmad MK1, Mahdi AA, Shukla KK, Islam N, Rajender S, Madhukar D, Shankhwar SN, Ahmad S. Withania somnifera improves semen quality by regulating reproductive hormone levels and oxidative stress in seminal plasma of infertile males. .Fertil Steril. 2010 Aug;94(3):989-96. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2009.04.046. Epub 2009 Jun 6.
  4. Al-Qarawi AA1, Abdel-Rahman HA, El-Badry AA, Harraz F, Razig NA, Abdel-Magied EM.The effect of extracts of Cynomorium coccineum and Withania somnifera on gonadotrophins and ovarian follicles of immature Wistar rats. Phytother Res. 2000 Jun;14(4):288-90.

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