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Adrenal fatigue develops when the adrenal gland is impaired and pumps lower levels of cortisol into the blood, according to WebMD. Cortisol is important for the metabolism of fat, and chronically low levels of the hormon... More »

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The symptoms of an adrenal tumor sometimes include heart palpitations, nervousness, excessive perspiration, headaches and abdominal pain, explains Cancer.Net. These are often accompanied by high blood pressure, unexplain... More »

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Adrenal cancers often cause symptoms related to the overproduction of hormones that they cause, according to the American Cancer Society. The specific symptoms depend on the particular hormone that is being produced, but... More »

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Adrenal exhaustion, also called adrenal fatigue, is not a proven medical condition. Rather, it is a term used to advance the theory that symptoms such as fatigue are caused by ineffectively functioning adrenal glands in ... More »

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Since adrenal fatigue has not been proven as a legitimate illness or disorder, there are no proven treatments, as stated by WebMD. The first step in treating adrenal fatigue involves visiting a primary care physician or ... More »

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An adrenal mass, also called an adrenal tumor, is a growth that appears on the adrenal gland, according to the Department of Surgery at the University of Southern California. The human body has two adrenal glands, one lo... More »

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Adrenal adenoma, or benign tumors beginning on the adrenal glands in the cortex, usually require no treatment. However, in some cases, adrenal adenoma can cause high levels of certain hormones to be secreted and require ... More »

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