Medications treat adrenal gland disorders by replacing the cortisol and other hormones normally produced by the adrenal glands with synthetic hormones. IV fluids and other treatments may be administered to treat the initial symptoms of adrenal gland disorders, but hormone replacement medications are often necessary in the long term.
- Q What are the consequences of surgically removing the adrenal gland?
- Q What is the adrenal cortex?
- Q Does an adrenal tumor produce continuous high blood pressure?
- Q What is adrenal exhaustion?
- Q How do other illnesses affect adrenal gland disorders?
- Q Who is most at risk for adrenal gland disorders?