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Addison’s disease

Are you experiencing muscle weakness, tiredness, sudden weight loss, or darkening of the skin? If yes, these are the signs of Addison’s disease.   It is a rare disease that is caused when the adrenal gland does not produce enough cortisol and aldosterone. While this disease is treatable, it can lead to an Addisonian crisis which […]
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Disorders of the thymus gland

The thymus gland is an important gland that helps to produce and train the T cells to protect our body from infections and diseases. It also produces some hormones that provide a boost, training or fight along with T cells to fight diseases and infections. Scientists also believe that as this gland starts shrinking, triggering […]
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