Addison’s Disease – Adrenal Insufficiency

Introduction Adrenal insufficiency occurs where there is destruction of the adrenal cortex and reduced output of adrenal hormones. There are two types of adrenal insufficiency: Primary hypoadrenalism (aka Addison’s disease) Usually due to autoimmune...

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Adrenal Physiology

Introduction This article looks at adrenal physiology and explains the production and effects of adrenal products. For more information on mechanisms of blood pressure regulation, secretion of ions, and other effects related to the...

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