Steroids are a group of hormones of particular chemical structure, they are generated from Adrenal glands, ovaries and Testes. There are Different types of steroids are there in our body. Some steroids are life-saving, meaning without them we can not survive. Some steroids suppress inflammation and used clinically as anti-inflammatory medicine. Steroids come from Testes […]
What is Steroid? Is it good for health?
What is steroid? Steroid is name of a hormone that comes from Adrenal glands mainly. There are different types of steroids in our body; they serve various types of metabolic function. Some of the steroids are life-saving, meaning without them we can not survive. Some of them suppress inflammation. Other steroids come from Testes and […]
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 […]