Leptin

High leptin levels is associated with:

  • High blood pressure
  • Stroke
  • Heart disease
  • obesity

Fat cells secrete leptin that tells our brain that we have consumed enough calories and can stop eating.

Leptin can also facilitate the breakdown of stored triglycerides in our fat cells via the process of lipolysis.  Heavy people have high blood levels of leptin, indicating that their cells have become resistant to the leptin that is supposed to prevent them from getting fat.

As we age our cells become leptin resistant and leptin is unable to effectively help regulate body weight.

A good lifestyle personal trainer will be able to recommend to you an integrative physician, highly trained with hormones.

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