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Endocrine system

Endocrine system is made up of many glands which releases specific hormones into your bloodstream. These hormones travel through your blood to other cells and help control or coordinate many body processes.

Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis dysfunction is thought to contribute to the symptoms of ME. (more...)


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Cortisol is a hormone produced by the body's adrenal glands, which are part of the endocrine system. Low cortisol level, known as hypocortisolism, frequently occur in patients with ME/CFS (more...)


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A diagram of the glands of the endocrine system.

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