In-depth

Cushing syndrome

Cushing syndrome is caused by an excess of the hormone cortisol, originating from your adrenal glands or from corticosteroid medications you're taking for another illness.

Primary aldosteronism

Primary aldosteronism is a condition in which your adrenal glands overproduce a hormone that, in excess, can cause high blood pressure. Effective treatments are available.

Nov. 21, 2014