Lisle, Illinois 60532

  • Plasma Cortisol


It has been shown that 5-HTP stimulates cortisol levels in plasma and saliva. Similarly, it has been shown that intense exercise stimulates an increase in plasma and salivary cortisol levels. The purpose of this study is to examine the combined effects of 5-HTP + intense exercise on plasma and salivary cortisol levels.


Inclusion Criteria: - Healthy men and women, not taking medication known to alter glucocorticoid metabolism Exclusion Criteria: - Diabetes - Obesity - Hypertension - Coronary artery disease - Psychiatric disorders - Any disease preventing them from participating in intense exercise - Subjects taking medication known to interfere with glucocorticoid metabolism will be excluded



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Pedro Del Corral, PhD-MD
Benedictine University

Pedro Del Corral, PhD-MD
Phone: 630 8296575

Backup Contact:


Location Contact:

Lisle, Illinois 60532
United States

There is no listed contact information for this specific location.

Site Status: Recruiting

Data Source:

Date Processed: September 16, 2021

Modifications to this listing: Only selected fields are shown, please use the link below to view all information about this clinical trial.

Click to view Full Listing

If you would like to be contacted by the clinical trial representative please fill out the form below.