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What are adrenal gland disorders?

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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Are there alternative treatments for adrenal gland disorders?
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Alternative treatments do not currently address adrenal gland disorders. These disorders are treated...
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How can radiation therapy treat adrenal gland disorders?
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Radiation therapy can treat adrenal gland disorders by removing tumors that are not accessible to su...
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How can surgery treat adrenal gland disorders?
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Surgery is sometimes used to treat adrenal gland disorders that occur as the result of a tumor in th...
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