Addison’s Disorder

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…