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 pituitary gland makes different hormones, some that have direct effects on the body and others that control other endocrine glands.
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 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 obesity?
In most people obesity is caused by eating too much and moving too little. Find out the causes of obesity.
Osteoporosis is a condition that affects the bones, causing them to become weak and fragile. Learn about it's treatment, management and prevention.