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What are adrenal gland disorders?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner
The adrenal glands produce cortisol, the stress hormone, as well as hormones that help to regulate metabolic processes and sexual hormones like estrogen and testosterone. Adrenal gland disorders include Cushing's syndrome, Addison's disease, hyperaldosteronism, pheochromocytoma, and virilization.

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