Adrenal and Thyroid Disorders

Adrenal glands are small glands which are located on top of each kidney. They produce those hormones without which we can't live, including sex hormones and cortisol. Cortisol is that hormone which helps you respond to stress and has many other important functions as well. In Cushing's syndrome, cortisol amount is too much, while on the other hand with Addison's disease, there is too little. The thyroid gland which influences almost all of the metabolic processes in our body. Thyroid disorders which can be range from a small, harmless goiter (enlarged gland) which required no treatment to life-threatening cancer. Too much thyroid hormone present in our body results in a condition known as hyperthyroidism. Insufficient hormone production leads to hypothyroidism.

 

  • Sex hormone
  • Thyroid gland
  • Hypothyroidism

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