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What is ACTH hormone deficiency?

Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) deficiency means that the hormone is not stimulating the adrenal glands to produce cortisol, necessary in the regulation of blood pressure and cardiovascular function as well as regulation of the body's use of proteins, carbohydrates, and fats.

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