Androgens are there both in men and women, in men they are high amount compared to women, the ratio of androgen and oestrogen actually matters. Androgens are hormones which stimulate the hair follicle and sweat glands, as a result, hair growth in androgen-sensitive areas become more, also sweating increases. Androgen can come two sources, Adrenal […]
What is Phaeochromocytoma?
Pheochromocytoma is a rare, usually noncancerous (benign) tumour that develops in an adrenal gland, secreting excess of Catecholamines, Adrenaline and Nor-Adrenaline. Usually, this type of tumour affects one of your two adrenal glands, but it can affect both. If you have a pheochromocytoma, the tumour releases hormones that cause either episodic or persistent high blood […]
Is my Adrenal gland working ok?
The adrenal glands are triangular shaped glands situated on top of the kidneys. Structurally each gland consists of a medulla (the center of the gland), which is surrounded by the cortex. Adrenal medulla – produces epinephrine and nor epinephrine (adrenaline) Adrenal cortex – produces cortisol (glucocorticoid), androgen and aldosterone Both high and low Adrenal hormones […]