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Who is most at risk for adrenal gland disorders?

There does not appear to be a particular group who is most at risk for adrenal gland disorders. While there are certain risk factors for adrenal gland disorders, most of them occur without apparent cause, where risk factors are absent. Adrenal gland disorders appear to affect men, women, and children equally and may develop at any age.

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What causes adrenal gland disorders?
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How can surgery treat adrenal gland disorders?
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Should I talk to my doctor about my adrenal gland disorder symptoms?
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How Is an Adrenal Imbalance Treated?
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