Addison’s Disease: Causes Risks & Treatment

Addison’s Disease – What Causes It?

By Dr. Neelam Pandey Kukreti, Endocrinology Addison’s disease is a disorder caused due to significant damage in the adrenal cortex (located alongside the adrenal gland’s perimeter that helps mediate stress reaction) which leads to a deficiency in the secretion of the hormones ‘aldosterone’ (that regulates the sodium and potassium level of the…

Addison’s Disease: Causes & Treatment

By Dr. Ravindra Chhajed, Endocrinology, Addison’s disease is a disorder caused due to significant damage in the adrenal cortex (located alongside the adrenal gland’s perimeter that helps mediate stress reaction) which leads to a deficiency in the secretion of the hormones ‘aldosterone’ (that regulates the sodium and potassium level of the…

Addison’s Disease – Types, Symptoms, Risks And Treatment

By Dr. Sunita Sayammagaru, Endocrinology The body is managed by multiple chemicals called hormones which regulate the various body functions and metabolism. The glands which produce these hormones are known as endocrine glands, as they secrete (crine) hormones or other products directly into (endo) the body. One such endocrine gland is…

Addison’s Disease: Causes, Risks, & Treatment

By Dr. Ravi Kumar Muppidi , Endocrinology Addison’s disease is a disorder caused due to significant damage in the adrenal cortex (located alongside the adrenal gland’s perimeter that helps mediate stress reaction) which leads to a deficiency in the secretion of the hormones ‘aldosterone’ (that regulates the sodium and potassium level of…