adrenal gland
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Adrenal Gland

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Cortisol and aldosterone are two important hormones secreted by adrenal glands. Cortisol plays important role in metabolism of macronutrients. Aldosterone plays important role in regulating sodium/potassium/water balance and Blood pressure regulation. Adrenal gland disorders can result in high or low levels of cortisol / aldosterone/both.

  • Adrenal gland disorders can present with 
  • Severe resistant hypertension
  • Hypertension at young age
  • Hypokalemia / hyperkalemia
  • Excess weight gain / weight loss etc

Adrenal gland disorders can be diagnosed with blood tests, ultrasound / CT scan / MRI scan of adrenal glands. Adrenal gland disorders can be treated effectively medically / surgically depending on specific disorder.