What are the symptoms of adrenal gland disorders?

The adrenal glands, located on the top of each kidney, are responsible for releasing different hormones. Adrenal gland disorders occur when the adrenal glands produce too much or too little of these hormones.

Citations

    1. CARES Foundation. (2014). What is congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH)? Retrieved May 24, 2016, from http://www.caresfoundation.org/what-is-cah/non-classical-cah/ external link
    2. National Cancer Institute. (2011). Pituitary tumors treatment (PDQ®)—patient version. Retrieved May 24, 2016, from http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/pituitary/Patient/page9/AllPages#7
    3. Pacak, K., Linehan, W. M., Eisenhofer, G., Walther, M. M., & Goldstein, D. S. (2001). Recent advances in genetics, diagnosis, localization, and treatment of pheochromocytoma. Annals of Internal Medicine. 134, 315–329.
    4. National Library of Medicine. (2012). Addison disease. Retrieved May 24, 2016, from http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/addisonsdisease.html
    5. EndocrineWeb. (2011). Addison's disease and adrenal insufficiency overview. Retrieved May 24, 2016, from http://www.endocrineweb.com/conditions/addisons-disease/addison-disease-adrenal-insufficiency-overview external link
top of pageBACK TO TOP