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Adrenal Insufficiency

Your body has two adrenal glands. Each gland is located above a kidney. The adrenal gland normally produces 3 different classes of steroid hormones: Glucocorticoids (cortisol), mineralocorticoids (mainly aldosterone), and androgens (DHEA).  Cortisol helps the body deal with stress and is involved in the regulation of glucose, protein and fat metabolism.  It also affects the …

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