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What Is an Overactive adrenal Gland?

A: The adrenal glands are small hormone-producing glands that sit on top of each kidney. An overactive adrenal gland produces too much of one or more of these hormones. This can lead to symptoms such as fatigue, high blood sugar, and body changes. Treatment for an overactive adrenal gland may include the use of prescription medications or surgical removal of the adrenal gland.. The adrenal glands are responsible for producing hormones known as corticosteroids. These hormones have many functions, including assisting in stress management and helping to prevent inflammation in the body. An...


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What causes under active adrenal glands or the loss of the ability to sweat? What are the consequences of this problem?

A: adrenal glands disorder advice  adrenal glands secrete three types of hormones. These hormones control a variety of impulses and functions in your body. These hormones help to keep a check on the levels of blood sugar, they maintain a balance of water and salt in your body, control your responses to stress  and control the sexual maturity of a body. When these glands do not perform their duties properly, they are known as under active adrenal glands. There are a variety of reasons for the glands to underperform; sometimes it is because of the influence of other
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What Is an adrenal Gland Disorder?

A: The adrenal glands are important parts of the body that produce crucial hormones that control processes in the body. These hormones are responsible for controlling blood sugar levels, sexual maturation during childhood and puberty, controlling the balance of salt and water in the body, controlling the body''s response to stress, and maintaining a healthy pregnancy. When the adrenal glands do not work properly, an adrenal gland disorder results. There are three major types of adrenal gland disorders, namely, pituitary tumors, Cushing''s Syndrome, and congenital adrenal hyperplasia. All three disorders require medical...
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What Should I Expect From An Ultrasound Of A Dogs adrenal Gland?

A: The ultrasound could be checking the size and shape of the glands. Abnormalities can signify serious diseases, such as Cushing''s disease. Consult with your vet for the final result. Expect this not to run smooth. adrenal glands are not easy to locate even with an ultra sound. Plus added that dogs are sensitive to high pitched sounds if not put under your dog may experience some slight discomfort. The ultrasound will be able to show the veterinarian if the adrenal gland is enlarged, swollen or inflammed. It is a simple procedure, however your dog may be sedated to make the process easier. The adrenal gland is responsible for cortisol production. Any problem with the...


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What Should I Expect From An Ultrasound Of A Dogs adrenal Gland?

A: The ultrasound could be checking the size and shape of the glands. Abnormalities can signify serious diseases, such as Cushing''s disease. Consult with your vet for the final result. Expect this not to run smooth. adrenal glands are not easy to locate even with an ultra sound. Plus added that dogs are sensitive to high pitched sounds if not put under your dog may experience some slight discomfort. The ultrasound will be able to show the veterinarian if the adrenal gland is enlarged, swollen or inflammed. It is a simple procedure, however your dog may be sedated to make the process easier. The adrenal gland is responsible for cortisol production. Any problem with the...


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What are the adrenal glands for?

A: Your adrenal glands manufacture and release hormones that regulate how your body deals with stress. The adrenal cortex makes corticosteroid hormones from cholesterol. Under normal unstressed conditions, human adrenal glands produce the equivalent of 35–40 mg of cortisone acetate per day. Other adrenal cells produce androgens such as testosterone, while some regulate water and electrolyte concentrations in your body. In addition, the adrenal glands produce glucocorticoids, chiefly cortisol in humans; cortisol increases blood pressure and blood sugar, and can reduces immune response,...
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What Foods Are Harmful For Your adrenal glands?

A: The foods which are harmaful are coffee, chocolate, soda, sugar, flour and fruits. Coffee contains caffeine which stimulates the adrenal glands. Chocolate contains caffeine and sugar which will increase hypoglycemia which makes a person tired and more hungry. Soda contains unnatural substances. Flour products also increases hypoglycemia. Fruits contain sugars. Harmful foods for adrenal glands: The processed foods always have additives and preservatives that are very harmful to adrenal glands. The prepared foods such as chips, crackers, cookies, ice cream and pastries are also harmful. White flour and white sugar are not good. Those foods...


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What Foods Are Harmful For Your adrenal glands?

A: The foods which are harmaful are coffee, chocolate, soda, sugar, flour and fruits. Coffee contains caffeine which stimulates the adrenal glands. Chocolate contains caffeine and sugar which will increase hypoglycemia which makes a person tired and more hungry. Soda contains unnatural substances. Flour products also increases hypoglycemia. Fruits contain sugars. Harmful foods for adrenal glands: The processed foods always have additives and preservatives that are very harmful to adrenal glands. The prepared foods such as chips, crackers, cookies, ice cream and pastries are also harmful. White flour and white sugar are not good. Those foods...


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12 cm adrenal tumor on my right adrenal gland

A: Hi, I understand that you are worried . Normally , a general surgeon performs such surgery . But if you want youcan consult a urological surgeon for the same. As far as the life with one adrenal gland is concerned , youcan live a perfectly healthy life with one adrenal gland as you can with one kidney . MRI is reliable for thediagnosis . Please consult a general surgeon , endocrinologist and urological surgeon for the advice . Hopethis helps you . Take care and regards ! Wish you all the best !...
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What are adrenal glands?

A: The adrenal glands are triangular-shaped glands located on the top of your kidneys; they almost look like a beret or even a two-colored plastic hat you''d put on the top of Mr. Potato Head. But don''t mistake its odd appearance (and eraser-like texture) for lack of importance; a slight tip of the hat would lead to a hormonal riot in your body. These glands are hormonal workhorses. Your adrenal glands produce the stress hormones cortisol, norephinephrine and epinephrine—as well as hormones that turn into both female hormones like estrogen and progesterone and male hormones like testosterone (especially in women, testosterone is thought to be...
 
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