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.
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.
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.
The pituitary gland makes different hormones, some that have direct effects on the body and others that control other endocrine glands.
The hormonal system influences your metabolism, growth and many other functions. Learn more about what it is and conditions related to the hormonal system.
What causes osteoporosis?
Osteoporosis is caused by bones losing their density. Some people are more at risk than others. Find out about the causes osteoporosis.
What causes obesity?
In most people obesity is caused by eating too much and moving too little. Find out the causes of obesity.