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Tumours of the adrenal glands by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm 2 Comments The endocrine system The endocrine system is a network of endocrine glands and nerves throughout the body. Endocrine glands produce and release hormones that circulate around the body in the blood. Hormones keep an even balance of chemicals and fluid within the body, and help us respond to changes in the environment. The endocrine sy ... Read on »
Stress, Cortisol, and the Adrenals: When ‘Fight or Flight’ Meets the Modern World by Tom H. Patient Expert Posted Tue 07 Oct 2008 7:09pm By - Mark Sisson Understanding Stress Most folks are aware that “fight or flight” is the body’s natural response to stress. When faced with a stressful situation, we either get aggressive or, in the words of a local surf instructor, we bail. This choice depends upon our perception of the circumstances and our corresponding judgment o ... Read on »
Adrenal Fatigue - What Is It? by blueprintfitness Posted Fri 09 Oct 2009 5:58am On a basic level, adrenal fatigue (sometimes called adrenal insufficiency) is a condition which results the adrenal glands cease to meet the demands placed upon them and occurs following a period of excessive stress. Reduced energy, mental function, libido, hypoglycaemia, poor sleeping patterns and difficulty in losing weight are typical of those ... Read on »
Anatomy and Physiology of the Adrenal Gland by Krystal Plonski Posted Fri 29 Jun 2012 2:17pm Adrenaline. From the Adrenal gland. The adrenal gland is a very small, yet important, organ and gland within our bodies. It lies directly on top of the kidneys, one on each side. The adrenal gland plays very important functions within our bodies > To monitor and regulate sodium/potassium/electrolyte values, in turn, having an ... Read on »
Stress, Cortisol, and the Adrenals: When ‘Fight or Flight’ Meets the Modern World by Tom H. Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:50pm By - Mark Sisson Understanding Stress Most folks are aware that “fight or flight” is the body’s natural response to stress. When faced with a stressful situation, we either get aggressive or, in the words of a local surf instructor, we bail. This choice depends upon our perception of the circumstances and our corresponding judgment o ... Read on »
AdrenoBoost supports adrenal functioning, vitality, balance of adrenal hormones, cortisol levels by franklinb Posted Thu 22 Jul 2010 9:08am The adrenal glands are two walnut-sized structures in the body, located above the kidneys. The glands have two separate regions - inner adrenal medulla, outer adrenal cortex. The adrenal gland function is related to the wide variety of hormones released by these structures and is mostly directed by the body’s response ... Read on »
Adrenal Stress Profile by Treya Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm Hey People, I've recently had my second adrenal stress profile test done. So I would like to talk a little bit about the adrenal gland and my results. The purpose of the Adrenal Stress profile is to determine how stress has been taxing your body (adrenal glands). The best way to measure stress and how well our adrenal glands are fu ... Read on »
The Effects of Corticosteroids on the Adrenal Glands by Flower Spy Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 12:00am When I was 24, I was diagnosed with asthma. I was given a lot of different medications throughout the years, which included a multitude of various short-acting inhalers such as Albuterol, Proventil, Ventolin. Oral bronchodilators: Theo-Dur (theophylline). Long-acting bronchodilators: Serevent. And more recently, another oral inhaler: Advair. Havi ... Read on »
Addison's disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Addison's disease is an endocrine or hormonal disorder that occurs in all age groups and afflicts men and women equally. The disease is characterised by weight loss, muscle weakness, fatigue, low blood pressure, and sometimes darkening of the skin in both exposed and nonexposed parts of the body. Addison's disease occurs when the adr ... Read on »
Understanding Your Central Nervous System by Kim F. Patient Expert Posted Sun 09 Nov 2008 10:05pm Understanding the Central Nervous System’s structure will help you understand your M.S. symptoms. The Brain:             I. THE CEREBRUM: Frontal Lobe ·     Behavior ·     Abstract thought processes ·     Problem solving ·     Attention ·     Creative thought ·     Some emotion ·     Intellect ·     Reflection ... Read on »