Thorne Research, Cortrex, 60 Veggie Caps
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- Dietary Supplement
Cortisol, a hormone produced by the adrenal glands in times of stress, is important in regulating blood sugar and maintaining healthy immune function, fertility, and overall physical and mental stamina. Usually the adrenal glands can cope with the demands of everyday life. However, in an environment of chronic stress the adrenal glands can become overworked, which can potentially lead to problems throughout the body.
Adrenal glandular tissue extracts play a valuable role in supporting healthy adrenal glands - which helps maintain immune function and a feeling of energy. Glandulars also help support healthy cortisol levels. Cortrex supplies a combination of adrenal glandulars and nutrients to support overall adrenal function and help maintain healthy cortisol levels. Whole adrenal tissue and adrenal cortex provide a component to Cortrex specific for tonifying the adrenals. Licorice root (Glycyrrhiza glabra) can have a modulating effect on cortisol activity. Ascorbic acid, thiamine (vitamin B1), riboflavin 5'-phosphate (the active form of vitamin B2), pantothenic acid (vitamin B5), pyridoxal 5'-phosphate (the active form of vitamin B6), and zinc are included for their strengthening and supportive role in optimizing adrenal function.
Take 1 capsule two to three times daily or as recommended by your health-care practitioner.
Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, leucine, silicon dioxide.
Tamper Evident: Use only if bottle is sealed.
If pregnant, consult your health-care practitioner before using this product.
Store tightly sealed in a cool, dry place.
|Serving Size: One Capsule|
|Each Capsule Contains:||Amount Per Serving||% DV|
|Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)||50 mg||83%|
|Thiamin (Thiamin HCl)||8 mg||533%|
|Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium)||3.6 mg||212%|
|Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)||3.4 mg||170%|
|Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)||45 mg||450%|
|Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)||10 mg||67%|
|Adrenal (Bovine)||125 mg||*|
|Licorice (root) (Glycyrrhiza glabra)||75 mg||*|
|Adrenal Cortex (Bovine)||30 mg||*|
|*Daily Value (DV) not established.|
I started taking this product when my compounding pharmacist recommeded it to me for reducing belly fat. I am on my third bottle and have lost at least two inches of belly fat. Product does not seem to have any negative side effects. I will reorder.
These give me such a nice energy boost, I truly don't need my mug of coffee, but I still have half a cup anyways because i'm conditioned. But when I'm too busy and end up skipping coffee I don't even notice. My thyroid doctor recommended that I take this adrenal supplement after testing my cortisol levels using a saliva test. But he said it's safe and that almost everyone needs adrenal support because we are all so stressed and busy. I don't consider myself a type A or stressful person, but with young kids I am definitely busy. He also said that anyone who drinks coffee should also take an adrenal supplement because coffee depletes your adrenal system.
For staying awake
Posted by Vizion on Jul 05, 2016
It kept me awake for 7 hours longer than usual so I will keep it around for the next time I need to stay awake for something for a long time. I am too accustomed to caffeine so caffeine no longer works on me. I have found something safe and healthy which will keep me awake whenever this is necessary. I was only aiming to tonify my adrenal glands so this reaction was unexpected.
Posted by 5484313341976354814 on Jan 24, 2016
This helps me get more energy in the mornings. I have also noticed it helps me get rid of my water retention, which especially occurs in the face in the morning. Usually I take one every morning, but some periods in my life I need to take two.
Posted by 4901537405748395929 on Dec 16, 2014
Use this in my clinic. Has helped with energy and calming effect for highly strung people
Posted by Rena61 on Oct 24, 2014
These I call my happy pills. They give me just enough energy to help me maintain my day. I also take the Thorne Adrenal Cortex, and Cortine, and my stomach is flattening out a bit. They are also helping with sweet cravings, and hunger control. I am losing a little weight, and looking better while taking these. I will buy again.