Scientists Have Detected That Hair Reveals Stress Levels!
In a new study conducted in the South American country Mexico and the European country Iceland, it was determined that the hair can show the stress level.
In a new study by scientists in Mexico and Iceland, it was stated that hair can indicate the level of stress.
In the study, which examined 1300 women, it was emphasized that the concentration of cortisol in the hair could indicate the level of stress.
While scientists say cortisol level is the body's main stress hormone, the study reported that it is possible for the first time to find out the stress level in a way other than blood, urine or saliva.
The study, published in PLOS Global Public Health, analyzed hair samples from 881 women in Mexico and 398 women in Iceland.
While the researchers took samples from the hair follicles of the women, 3 centimeters of hair was examined in the part closest to the scalp.
High Cortisol Detected in Hair of Stressed Group
In the study, in which it was stated that the hair grows 1-2 cm per month and the last trimester was examined, it was determined that the cortisol levels of the women in the top five when asked about their lives were 24.3 percent. higher than the last five.