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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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Adrenal Insufficiency instructions for Stress Dosing

  The adrenal glands normally produce 3 different hormones – cortisol, aldosterone, and DHEA (Dehydroepiandrosterone).  Cortisol helps the body deal with stress and is involved in the regulation of metabolism, blood pressure, and the immune system.  Aldosterone plays a vital role in controlling blood pressure and in maintaining normal blood electrolyte levels.   DHEA is

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