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109 – Serotonin, Cortisol, and Dopamine

by Jill

See how hormones in your body affect your mood and sleep. Find out when they are out of normal ranges.

Dopamine Disorders – The wrong levels of Dopamine can cause lethargy or addictions. Drug addiction can also work against the dopamine system, making them even more addictive. 

Serotonin – Serotonin has to do with well-being, gastric systems, and the production of Melatonin. 

Melatonin – Melatonin releases when your body starts to prepare for sleep and is responsible for the sleep clock and schedule. 

Cortisol – Cortisol pumps out during the morning to wake you up and when danger is around. It produces energy via sugar release to allow you to wake up or run away from danger. I can improve the immune system because, in the past, the threat was also dangerous to our physical health. Keep stress in control to keep this hormone at the proper levels.


Consider how some of these hormones may affect your daily life, for example, if you’re having trouble sleeping, have high-stress levels, or are just fatigued. Think about those hormones and decide if it’s time that you talk to your doctor about them because there are treatments for low levels or high levels of all these hormones.

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