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Less of the steroid is produced by the adrenal gland as a person ages. The Sun (2011)This burns out our adrenal glands and spreads toxins in our bodies. The Sun (2010)The two small adrenal glands on the kidneys also make a little of the hormone. The Sun (2009)The people of today have little use for the full potential of their adrenal glands. Living with Angina (1991)The adrenal gland is part of this automatic nervous system. Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)Having healthy adrenal glands is important for an efficient immune system. The Medicine Chest - your family's guide to prescription drugs (1988)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)When you are under stress your adrenal glands produce more cortisol, the stress hormone. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You use up your adrenal gland and the rooms don't get bigger. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The treatment is steroid tablets, to replace what the adrenal glands should be producing. The Sun (2011)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)The hormone adrenalin, produced in the adrenal gland, gets us ready to fight to take flight. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)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)Stress can weaken organs known as the adrenal glands, which sit on top of the kidneys and have a role to play in blood-sugar balance and metabolism. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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