How women 40+ can maintain normal blood sugar during menopause
When you’re stressed, your body releases hormones that make you insulin resistant, keeping your blood sugar high. This makes sense when you consider that the purpose of these hormones is to make sure you have enough energy to run away from a stressor (like a tiger).
Because when we’re stressed, we usually don’t run away from anything, stress hormones, blood sugar, and insulin stay high, contributing to high blood pressure and chronic inflammation. This means that any movement is a cure for stress. It can help lower high blood sugar and manage it you have come out of your stressful state18.