adrenal health

Symptoms Adrenal insufficiency

Related articles: Adrenal insufficiency Definition Adrenal insufficiency is a chronic disease caused by the inability of the adrenal glands to produce sufficient amounts of hormones compared to the needs of the body. Located on the upper portion of each kidney, the adrenal glands consist of a cortical part (outside) and a medulla (inside), each of which has distinct endocrine functions

Symptoms Cushing's disease

Related articles: Cushing's disease Definition Cushing's disease is a disease characterized by an excess of cortisol in the body. In most cases, this condition is due to a hypersecretion of the adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) secondary to a pituitary adenoma. ACTH targets the adrenal cortex, which is stimulated to produce excess cortisol