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  1. Hormones – cortisol and corticosteroids

    09 Mar 2018

    Cortisol helps to maintain blood pressure, immune function and the body's anti-inflammatory processes...

  2. Cushing's syndrome

    09 Mar 2018

    Some people have Cushing's syndrome symptoms when they take glucocorticoid hormones to treat inflammatory conditions such as asthma, lupus or rheumatoid arthritis...

  3. Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH)

    01 Nov 2018

    CAH is a rare genetic disorder, but it is well understood and treatment is readily available...

  4. Addison's disease

    02 Dec 2018

    Most cases of Addison's disease are caused by an autoimmune response that attacks and damages the adrenal glands over time...

  5. 10 tips to improve your mental fitness

    15 Nov 2016 10 tips to improve your mental fitness

    The brain is like a muscle – if you don’t give it a regular workout, it loses tone. Here are some tips to help you improve your mental fitness: Exercise for 30 minutes every day. Physical...

  6. Pituitary tumour

    09 Mar 2018

    Generally, pituitary tumours are benign and slow growing, and pituitary cancers are extremely rare...

  7. McCune-Albright syndrome

    22 Aug 2018

    The severity of symptoms or how a child with McCune-Albright syndrome will be affected throughout life is difficult to predict...

  8. Strong relationships, strong health

    08 Feb 2018

    Throughout your life, the number and strength of your relationships affect your mental and physical wellbeing. The benefits of social connections and good mental health are numerous. Proven links...

  9. Stretch marks

    17 Apr 2018

    Over time, stretch marks lose their bright colouring and become silvery, shimmering lines...

  10. How to take care of yourself in a noisy world

    Posted 06 February 2017 by Rachel Phillips

    Facebook status, Twitter feed, Instagram, Snapchat, emails, selfies…welcome to life in the digital age. Social media updates on friends and acquaintances are constant, detailing enviable...

    • Rachel Phillips,
    • Healthy mind