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Addison's Disease Treatment - Cushing's Syndrome Information

This page contains links to eMedTV Endocrine System Articles containing information on subjects from Addison's Disease Treatment to Cushing's Syndrome Information. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Addison's Disease Treatment
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Addison's disease is treated with oral medication. This article offers a detailed description of the drugs (such as hydrocortisone tablets or mineralocorticoids) that are used for treating this disease.
  • Addisonian Crisis
    As this eMedTV segment explains, an addisonian crisis occurs when a stressful event causes existing symptoms of Addison's disease to become life-threatening. This article explains the symptoms to look for and offers prevention strategies.
  • Addisonian Crisis Information
    This page of the eMedTV archives provides some important information on what an addisonian crisis is, the possible signs, and ways to prevent it. A link to more detailed information on this potentially life-threatening medical condition is also included.
  • Addisonian Crisis Symptoms
    Addisonian crisis symptoms are serious signs of a worsening condition that should not be ignored. This section of the eMedTV site explains addisonian crisis symptoms in more detail, including reasons why they occur and what to do during a crisis.
  • Addisonian Crisis Treatment
    Without proper and prompt addisonian crisis treatment, the condition can be fatal. This article from the eMedTV site lists the steps followed in addisonian crisis treatment, including information on the use of hydrocortisone, saline, and dextrose.
  • Addisson Disease
    As this eMedTV Web resource explains, Addison's disease occurs when the adrenal glands stop producing certain hormones. This page also describes possible symptoms of this disease. Addisson disease is a common misspelling of Addison's disease.
  • Adison's Disease
    This eMedTV article presents a brief overview of Addison's disease, an illness in which the adrenal glands stop producing hormones that are important for certain bodily functions. Adison's disease is a common misspelling of Addison's disease.
  • Adisson Disease
    As this eMedTV page explains, Addison's disease is a condition in which the adrenal glands stop producing certain hormones. This page also lists possible causes and symptoms of the disease. Adisson disease is a common misspelling of Addison's disease.
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
    In adrenal insufficiency, the adrenal glands stop making hormones that affect bodily functions. This eMedTV article discusses this condition in detail and includes information about the role the adrenal glands play in the body.
  • Adrenal Insufficiency and Pregnancy
    Adrenal insufficiency and pregnancy are conditions that can occur simultaneously. As explained in this eMedTV article, pregnant patients with adrenal insufficiency can have a trouble-free pregnancy as long as she adheres to her medication regimen.
  • Adrenal Insufficiency and Surgery
    Most people dealing with the combination of adrenal insufficiency and surgery usually do well during and after the procedure. This eMedTV page addresses precautions associated with adrenal insufficiency and surgery that need to be taken.
  • Adrenal Insufficiency Symptoms
    As this eMedTV page explains, adrenal insufficiency symptoms begin gradually and may include fatigue, loss of appetite, and weight loss. This article offers more details on the possible signs and symptoms of this condition.
  • Adrenal Insufficiency Testing
    As this eMedTV page explains, conducting adrenal insufficiency testing at an early stage can lead to treatment before serious symptoms occur. This page describes the procedures used to detect this condition, such as ACTH and CRS stimulation tests.
  • Adrenal Insufficiency Treatment
    Adrenal insufficiency treatment involves oral medications that replace the hormones normally produced by the adrenal glands. This eMedTV article describes the drugs, such as hydrocortisone, that are used in adrenal insufficiency treatment.
  • Adyson Disease
    This eMedTV article offers a brief overview of Addison's disease, a condition that occurs when the adrenal glands stop producing hormones. This page also describes possible symptoms. Adyson disease is a common misspelling of Addison's disease.
  • Akromegali
    As eMedTV Web segment explains, acromegaly is a hormonal disorder caused by an overproduction of growth hormone by the pituitary gland. This page also covers symptoms and treatment options. Akromegali is a common misspelling of acromegaly.
  • Akromegalia
    Acromegaly occurs when the pituitary gland produces too much growth hormone. This eMedTV article covers possible causes and effects of acromegaly. A link to more detailed information is also provided. Akromegalia is a common misspelling of acromegaly.
  • Alogliptin
    Alogliptin is a prescription medication used to control blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV segment explains how the drug works, lists potential side effects, and offers some tips on how to take it.
  • Alogliptin and Metformin
    As a combination medication, alogliptin and metformin is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV resource offers a detailed overview of this medication, with information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing instructions, and more.
  • Alogliptin and Metformin Dosage
    A person's alogliptin and metformin dosage will be based on several things, which this eMedTV article describes. This resource also lists the usual amounts when starting treatment with this diabetes drug and includes helpful dosing tips.
  • Alogliptin and Metformin Information
    As explained in this eMedTV article, alogliptin and metformin is a medicine used to control blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes. This page covers more information on alogliptin and metformin, and describes safety issues to be aware of.
  • Alogliptin and Metformin Side Effects
    This selection from the eMedTV Web library includes lists of common and potentially serious side effects of alogliptin and metformin. This resource also describes the likelihood of such problems and explains what you should do if they occur.
  • Alogliptin and Pioglitazone
    Alogliptin and pioglitazone is a combination medication prescribed to treat type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV Web page explains how the drug works, lists potential side effects, and covers dosing tips. It also offers various links to more information.
  • Alogliptin and Pioglitazone Dosage
    The recommended starting alogliptin and pioglitazone dose will depend on a variety of factors, which this eMedTV resource talks about. This article explains how your dosage is determined and offers tips on how to most effectively take the medication.
  • Alogliptin and Pioglitazone Drug Information
    Alogliptin and pioglitazone is a drug used to control blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV page examines this combination product, including information on how this drug is taken, safety issues, and clinical effects.
  • Alogliptin and Pioglitazone Side Effects
    This eMedTV Web page takes a detailed look at possible side effects of alogliptin and pioglitazone, with details on how often these reactions occur. This resource also lists some of the more serious problems that require immediate medical treatment.
  • Alogliptin Dosage
    The recommended starting alogliptin dose is 25 mg once a day. This portion of the eMedTV Web library outlines some factors that will determine your dosage of alogliptin and offers tips on how to most effectively take the medication.
  • Alogliptin Drug Information
    Alogliptin is a medication used for controlling blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV page tells you what you need to know about alogliptin, with information on how this drug is taken, safety issues, and its effects.
  • Alogliptin Side Effects
    This eMedTV resource describes the potential side effects of alogliptin, such as runny nose, sore throat, and headache. This article also highlights some of the more serious side effects that require immediate medical attention.
  • Armor Thyroid
    Armour Thyroid is a prescription thyroid medication. This eMedTV article further describes Armour Thyroid, lists side effects that may occur, and links to more information about the drug. Armor Thyroid is a common misspelling of Armour Thyroid.
  • Armour Thyroid
    Armour Thyroid is a prescription thyroid replacement medication. This article from the eMedTV Web site describes Armour Thyroid in more detail, explains how the medication works, and offers tips on when and how to take the thyroid medicine.
  • Armour Thyroid and Breastfeeding
    Clinical studies have shown that Armour Thyroid (thyroid USP) passes through breast milk in humans. This eMedTV article offers a more in-depth look at Armour Thyroid and breastfeeding, and explains whether the drug is likely to cause any problems.
  • Armour Thyroid and Hair Loss
    Hair loss appears to be a possible side effect of thyroid replacement medications like Armour Thyroid. This eMedTV segment further explores the connection between Armour Thyroid and hair loss, and explains what you should do if hair loss occurs.
  • Armour Thyroid and Insomnia
    It is possible to develop insomnia while taking Armour Thyroid (thyroid USP). This eMedTV article includes more information about Armour Thyroid and insomnia, and explains what it means if you develop this side effect during thyroid treatment.
  • Armour Thyroid and Pregnancy
    When used appropriately, Armour Thyroid (thyroid USP) is one of the safest drugs for use during pregnancy. This eMedTV page covers Armour Thyroid and pregnancy in more detail and explains why it is important to get thyroid treatment during pregnancy.
  • Armour Thyroid Dosage
    There is no typical Armour Thyroid dosage because people have varying degrees of thyroid problems. As this eMedTV page explains, doctors often start with a low amount and work up to the best dose, based on results of certain blood tests.
  • Armour Thyroid Drug Interactions
    Medicines that may cause Armour Thyroid drug interactions include warfarin, colestipol, and estrogens. This eMedTV resource explains what may happen if these drugs are taken with Armour Thyroid and lists other medicines that may cause an interaction.
  • Armour Thyroid Medication Info
    This eMedTV Web presentation looks at Armour Thyroid. Medication information includes possible side effects, warnings, precautions, and interactions.
  • Armour Thyroid Overdose
    Potentially serious Armour Thyroid (thyroid USP) overdose symptoms include anxiety, strokes, and arrhythmia. This eMedTV Web page further explores the dangers of an Armour Thyroid overdose and lists the various treatment options that are available.
  • Armour Thyroid Side Effects
    Typically, side effects of Armour Thyroid occur when the dosage is too high. As this eMedTV article explains, your doctor may need to decrease your dosage if you experience difficult or painful breathing, emotional changes, or heart palpitations.
  • Armour Thyroid Uses
    Armour Thyroid is used for treating underactive thyroid, goiters, and certain types of thyroid cancer. This eMedTV segment discusses these Armour Thyroid uses in more detail and explores possible off-label uses for the thyroid medication.
  • Armour Thyroid Warnings and Precautions
    Armour Thyroid can potentially make certain heart problems worse. This eMedTV resource offers other important information about Armour Thyroid. Warnings and precautions on who should avoid taking the drug are also included.
  • Articles About Acromegaly
    This part of the eMedTV library includes articles on acromegaly, a hormonal disorder that most commonly affects middle-aged adults. These articles are meant to give a brief overview, covering topics such as symptoms, causes, and treatment options.
  • Audison Disease
    This eMedTV Web page discusses what occurs in people who have Addison's disease, a condition caused by problems with the adrenal glands. This page also describes possible symptoms. Audison disease is a common misspelling of Addison's disease.
  • Autoimmune Adrenal Insufficiency
    As explained in this eMedTV article, autoimmune adrenal insufficiency, the most common form of Addison's disease, occurs when the immune system attacks the adrenal cortex. This page also covers symptoms and treatment options for the illness.
  • Best Diet for Hypothyroidism
    While there is no best diet for hypothyroidism, certain foods should be consumed sparingly. This eMedTV resource explains why this is the case, offers tips for a well-balanced diet, and includes a link for people on thyroid hormone replacement therapy.
  • Canagliflozin
    Canagliflozin is a medication prescribed to treat type 2 diabetes. This selection from the eMedTV Web library offers a general overview of this drug, including when it's prescribed, how it works, who may benefit from it, and more.
  • Canagliflozin Dosage
    Does everyone take the same dosage of canagliflozin? As explained in this eMedTV page, the dosage you take will be based on your blood sugar levels and other factors. This article features more in-depth information on canagliflozin dosing.
  • Canagliflozin Drug Information
    Canagliflozin tablets are taken once daily to treat type 2 diabetes. This brief eMedTV overview offers information on how canagliflozin works, possible side effects of the drug, and dosing information.
  • Canagliflozin Side Effects
    This eMedTV article outlines potential side effects of canagliflozin, such as bladder infections, yeast infections, and increased urination. This resource also highlights some of the more serious reactions that require urgent medical treatment.
  • Causes for Low Thyroid
    In the majority of cases, hypothyroidism (low thyroid levels) is caused by problems with the thyroid gland. This eMedTV segment describes a few of the things that can lead to hypothyroidism and offers a link to the complete Web article.
  • Causes of Addison's Disease
    Addison's disease is linked to the destruction of the adrenal cortex. This eMedTV article looks at potential causes of Addison's disease, listing some of the specific conditions that may destroy the adrenal cortex.
  • Causes of Adrenal Insufficiency
    Causes of adrenal insufficiency are linked to a disorder of the adrenal glands or to inadequate secretion of ACTH by the pituitary gland. This eMedTV page explains the possible causes of each type of adrenal insufficiency in more detail.
  • Causes of High Prolactin Levels
    Causes of high prolactin levels may include such things as pregnancy, breastfeeding, and a prolactinoma. This eMedTV article discusses these and other possible causes of high prolactin levels, including hypothyroidism and certain medications.
  • Cushing's and Cortisol
    There is a relationship between Cushing's and cortisol. As explained in this eMedTV segment, exposure to an excess of cortisol for an extended period can lead to Cushing's syndrome. This article discusses cortisol and Cushing's syndrome.
  • Cushing's Disease
    Cushing's disease is a hormonal condition caused by a pituitary tumor resulting in an excess of cortisol. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this disease, including information about its symptoms, its diagnosis, and its treatment.
  • Cushing's Disease Diagnosis
    A Cushing's disease diagnosis often involves urine tests, imaging tests (such as MRIs), and blood tests. This eMedTV article outlines steps involved in diagnosing Cushing's disease, including information about petrosal sinus sampling and other tests.
  • Cushing's Disease Treatment
    Surgery, medication, and radiation therapy are common treatment options for Cushing's disease. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at these treatments, including information about second opinions, side effects, and clinical trials.
  • Cushing's Syndrome
    Cushing's syndrome is a rare disorder that occurs when the body produces excessive levels of cortisol. This eMedTV article discusses causes and symptoms, as well as how the disease is diagnosed and treated, and factors that affect prognosis.
  • Cushing's Syndrome Causes
    In the case of Cushing's syndrome, causes of the disorder can include pituitary and adrenal tumors. This eMedTV resource describes possible causes of Cushing's syndrome, including glucocorticoid hormones and ectopic ACTH syndrome.
  • Cushing's Syndrome Diagnosis
    Making a Cushing's syndrome diagnosis often involves a physical exam and a cortisol level test. This eMedTV article discusses steps doctors use in diagnosing Cushing's syndrome, which often include a review of the patient's medical history.
  • Cushing's Syndrome Information
    If you are looking for information on Cushing's syndrome, this eMedTV resource is a good place to start. This article gives a brief description of this hormonal disorder, with details on possible symptoms, causes, and more.
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