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Unit 3 AssignmentREWORD. Put to powerpoint.Define the disease.Describe all relevant symptoms.List all known causes of the disorder; include any environmental factors that may beinvolved; list and medications and/or genetics that may cause the disease.Identify any known risk factors; include any age groups, race, genders that areaffected more than others.Describe any known prevention methods.List treatments used for the disease; include FDA approved and alternative medicinaltherapies.Describe any relevant research that discusses new treatment options and/or cures forthe disease noted within the past 2 years.Addison’s Disease is a severe or total deficiency of the hormones made by the adrenalgland. We have two adrenal glands, one on top of each kidney. The two principal hormonesthat the human body lacks with Addison’s Disease are cortisol and aldosterone. Cortisolmobilizes nutrients, modifies the body’s response to inflammation, stimulates the liver to raise

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Term
Spring
Professor
tyra hall-pogar
Tags
Cortisol, Adrenal cortex, Adrenal insufficiency

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