Protects the heart and brain from stress-damage. Improves stress-coping ability. Stress stimulates the formation of adrenaline and a heart toxin called C-reactive protein. These damage the heart, cause arrhythmias, high blood pressure and increase the risk of heart attack by up to 600%. Stress also elevates levels of the aging hormone, cortisol, which suppresses immune function and causes memory loss. Chronic stress can cause insulin resistance and increase the risk of diabetes. It also upsets the balance of brain neurotransmitters (brain hormones), resulting in depression, anxiety and insomnia. Stress suppresses thyroid function, causing cortisol and adrenaline, thereby protecting the heart and brain from stress-damage and also improves stress coping ability.