ADRENOCORTICAL INSUFFICIENCY

a health matter triggered by the adrenal cortex's faulty production of sufficient amounts of the chemicals necessary to support standard metabolic operations, which may in turn produce weakness of the muscular system, vertigo, depression, and tiredness. Reference: Addison's disease.

ADRENOCORTICAL INSUFFICIENCY: "Adrenocortical insufficiency can often result in depression when left untreated."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ADRENOCORTICAL INSUFFICIENCY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/adrenocortical-insufficiency/ (accessed April 3, 2020).
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