Define hyposecretion of adrenocortical hormones, Science

Define Hyposecretion of Adrenocortical Hormones

Hyposecretion of hormones from the adrenal cortex results in the development of the condition known as Addison's disease. There is muscular weakness, loss of weight due to loss of water, hypoglycemia, increased blood potassium and decreased blood sodium, pigmentation of the skin especially in the exposed parts of the body. There is a craving for salt. The first thing a patient picks up at the dining table is the salt. If not provided, due to some reason or the other (in diet or as table salt), craving is so great that the patient drinks his own urine.

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