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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
No: Adrenal "fatigue" is not a medical diagnosis. It has been used to describe a set of symtoms that people have, usually unrelated to adrenal function. ... Read More
Dr. Shira Miller
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes. : Adrenals effect entire body. Testosterone production depends on adequate cortisol production.

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
Not likely: People live normal lives with one adrenal. Discuss with your pmd.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
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13 years experience Infectious Disease
Infection: Classically infection, or chronic use of steroids that suppress the normal function of the adrenal glands.
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Almost nothing: "weak" adrenal glands or immune system is not common. It is popular on the internet to sell supplements and nutritional aid that are a waste of money. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Not indicated: The medullary portion of the adrenal is responsible for producing the adrenaline compounds and the cortex for expression of cortisone. When an adrena ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
If you mean: dizzi, light headed, yes but there a many other causes to trip see MD
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Many causes: "adrenal problems" is a very broad question. Your adrenal produces hormones, including cortisol and adrenaline. We need these hormones to sustain life ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Absolutely!: Hi. You have 2 adrenal glands. If one has to be removed, don't worry, you'll do just fine with the one remaining! To your good health!
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Often, yes: Addison's disease is an autoimmune disease which harms the cortex of the adrenal glands. However, anything that damages the adrenal cortex can also ca ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
May not be needed: The adrenal makes cortisol and adrenaline, which are stress hormones. People who are stressed out are sometimes persuaded that it’s the adrenal’s faul ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Multifunctional: Very briefly, the adrenal gland can be divided between the cortex and medulla. The cortex makes a variety of hormones which control salt balance, cor ... Read More

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