Adrenal disorders can manifest with general symptoms such as fatigue, weight gain, and muscle weakness, making them difficult to identify. A thorough evaluation by Alireza Falahati, MD, FACE, at Utah Endocrinology Associates can help diagnose the cause of your symptoms and initiate a treatment plan to restore your health and well-being. To learn more about adrenal disorders and our compassionate care approach, call one of our offices in Salt Lake City, American Fork, or South Ogden, Utah, or book an appointment online.
The adrenal glands, located above each kidney, produce a variety of hormones, including:
Adrenal disorders may develop due to issues within the adrenal glands themselves, such as disease, inflammation, tumors, or genetic mutations. Adrenal disorders can also arise from problems with the pituitary gland, which releases hormones that regulate adrenal gland activity. Consequently, a pituitary disorder may significantly impact adrenal hormone levels.
Common adrenal disorders include:
Dr. Falahati and colleagues create customized treatment plans for each patient based on the underlying condition and the specific hormones affected. Your treatment may include medications to increase or decrease hormone levels or surgery to remove a tumor.
If you're experiencing symptoms of an adrenal disorder, contact Utah Endocrinology Associates by calling one of our offices or scheduling an appointment online. Our compassionate team is dedicated to helping you regain your health and wellness.