Definition of 'adrenal'
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Fat cells can turn hormones from the adrenal gland into a weak form of oestrogen. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The two small adrenal glands on the kidneys also make a little of the hormone. The Sun (2009)The adrenal gland is part of this automatic nervous system. Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)It is caused by failure of the adrenal glands. The Sun (2011)All that has happened is that the adrenal glands have learned over a long period of time to produce too much adrenalin. Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)It is an important constituent of hormones including oestrogen, testosterone and the adrenal hormones. Times, Sunday Times (2006)When you are under stress your adrenal glands produce more cortisol, the stress hormone. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Your automatic nervous system is triggered off, and your adrenal gland pumps adrenalin out into your bloodstream. Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)These hormones can come from the ovaries or the adrenal glands, which sit just above the kidneys. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Your adrenal glands just don't have the juice for a nine-month campaign. Times, Sunday Times (2011)What stress does to your body When we're anxious our adrenal glands release the stress hormones adrenalin and cortisol. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Phase 1 will calm down your adrenal glands, reducing the release of stress hormones that are keeping you fat. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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