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How do adrenal gland disorders affect pregnancy?

Adrenal gland disorders in children can cause lifelong infertility. In adults, adrenal gland disorders may make it difficult to maintain a pregnancy. This is because the adrenal glands produce hormones that regulate sexual function and reproduction.

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