The adrenal glands are two endocrine glands sitting on top of each kidney. They form part of the body's hormonal system. They produce several hormones that are involved in controlling your blood pressure, metabolism and your body's response to stress.
Cushing’s syndrome is a hormonal disorder with a wide range of symptoms. Learn about its causes here, as well as why Cushing’s syndrome is difficult to diagnose.
Addison's disease is a condition that makes people feel very weak and tired. Learn more about its symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment.
Conn's syndrome is a condition where the body makes too much of the hormone aldosterone. It’s a common cause of hypertension but it can be managed and treated.
Adrenal fatigue is a concept referring to a variety of symptoms. Find out about the causes of fatigue and how to treat it.
The role of cortisol in the body
The role of cortisol is important and has many functions in your body. Find out what happens if you have too little or too much cortisol and the suggested treatment.
What is a urologist?
Urologists are surgeons who specialise in treating problems of the kidneys, bladder, urethra and adrenal glands in men, women and children.
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Testosterone blood test
A testosterone blood test can show how much of the sex hormone testosterone is in your body. Men usually have more testosterone than women.