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Synonyms for adrenal

either of a pair of complex endocrine glands situated near the kidney

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This report was intended to remind other physicians to watch out for adrenal issues even when the thyroid might initially seem to be the problem.
Adrenal insufficiency occurs when the adrenal glands are no longer producing sufficient cortisol.
Progesterone is an important precursor to adrenal cortical hormones and is a physiological relaxing agent that enhances GABA, MAO, and COMT to counter the effects of adrenalin.
Five milligrams four times per day as a physiological, bioidentical hormone replacement therapy for those with adrenal weakness can be marvelous.
2,9 Even if any organ may associate a circumstantially revealed mass, the terminology of "incidentaloma" is commonly used for hypophyseal and adrenal glands and it is rarely applied for thyroid, parathyroids and ovaries.
In addition, serum DHEA and 24-hour urine 17-ketosteroids levels were done in virilising adrenal lesions.
The aim of our study was to investigate the differences in adrenal volume between nondiabetic controls and Type-2 diabetic patients and to examine the influence of glycemic control in diabetes mellitus on adrenal gland volume.
The latter hypothesis, however, is not consistent with the results of the enucleation experiments stated above, which showed that enucleated adrenals including only zG and zU cells were functionally regenerated to restore three cortical zones.
In the pediatric population, ectopic adrenal tissue found during inguinoscrotal procedures has been extensively documented[sup.
Adrenal masses may be characterized by increased or normal adrenal function.
Preserving your 'adrenal sanity' is very important because prolonged adrenal fatigue can lead to adrenal exhaustion.
Moreover, when scientists put the mutated gene into an adrenal cell, it immediately starts producing the sodium-retaining hormone Aldosterone.
Then again, maybe I'm suffering from adrenal fatigue, a little-known, highly controversial, nonclinical diagnosis of all the above symptoms and then some, blamed on malfunctioning adrenal glands due to prolonged periods of stress.
Imaging revealed bilateral adrenal enlargement and calcifications with maintenance of the adreniform shape.