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What does a pituitary disorder mean?

A pituitary disorder means that the pituitary gland, which oversees the production of hormones in the body, is not functioning properly. This generally takes the form of a non-cancerous tumor in the pituitary. A hormone imbalance can affect the body in numerous ways, depending on the type of hormone involved.

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