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Are there alternative treatments for adrenal gland disorders?

Alternative treatments do not currently address adrenal gland disorders. These disorders are treated with medications that replace cortisol and other naturally occurring hormones with synthetic hormones. Medications are necessary to manage adrenal gland disorders in the long term and avoid life-threatening complications.

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