Endocrine disorders

Adrenal gland disorders

The adrenal glands can best be described as two small, triangular shaped glands that are located on top of the kidneys. They are covered in a connective tissue capsule that is typically hidden in a layer of fat and are usually orange in color. The adrenal cortex forms the outside of the gland and the […]


Hypoadrenia is medical term for adrenal fatigue. When someone has hypoadrenia their adrenal glands are unable to produce enough of the hormone called cortisol. Hypoadrenia should not be confused with Addison’s disease or other adrenal insufficiency disorders. When people have hypoadrenia they feel tired and worn out all the time. They are not able to […]

Hyperparathyroidism symptoms

Hyperparathyroidism is a parathyroid gland condition that is caused when an excess of the parathyroid hormone is being produced. The result of hyperparathyroidism is an extremely high amount of calcium in your blood and a variety of serious health effects. This is often caused by at least one of the parathyroid glands becoming enlarged and […]

Adrenal glandular

Glandular therapy involves restoring a patient’s overall metabolism with purified extracts taken from animal endocrine or exocrine glands. The glands that this therapy replaces, usually the thyroid, thymus, or adrenal, produce specific and essential hormones that the body needs for different functions. Just as our bodies get worn out over time, these glands can stop […]

Glandular supplements

Glandular supplements can help treat a low thyroid. They are derived from cow or pig glands. They are natural and based on the “like heals like” philosophy. For centuries people have been eating glands and organs from animals which have many health benefits. Glandular supplements are no different from this premise. Good nutrition is vital […]

Addison’s disease

Addison’s disease is a more severe form of adrenal insufficiency that occurs when the adrenal glands are not producing enough of certain steroid hormones. Usually it is the glucocorticoids and mineralcorticoids hormones that are not being produced at the correct level. Addison’s disease can occur in children and adults alike and it is even possible […]

Adrenal insufficiency

This is an issue which occurs with the adrenal glands (found just on top of the kidneys) are not capable of producing enough steroid hormones. Usually the main issue is that the adrenal glands are not producing enough cortisol but there may also be issues with the management of sodium and potassium, as well as […]

Cushing’s syndrome

Cushing’s syndrome occurs if your body has an excess of cortisol for an extensive period of time. This condition is usually caused by using oral corticosteroid drugs but may also occur if your body produces too much of the cortisol hormone. The result of Cushing’s syndrome can be some unwanted issues and they will need […]

Adrenal fatigue supplements

Adrenal fatigue is a complicated diagnosis that is left undiagnosed and therefore untreated in a large number of people. The problem is that there are usually other health problems that are actually causing the adrenal fatigue. If this is the case, the underlying health problem needs to be treated to put the adrenal fatigue to […]