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  • Adrenal insufficiency [r]: Adrenocortical insufficiency caused by disease, suppression by drugs, destruction, or surgical removal of the adrenal cortices. [e]
  • Catabolism [r]: The metabolic process that breaks down molecules into smaller units. [e]
  • Depersonalization disorder [r]: A dissociative disorder characterized by a persistent or recurring experience of unreality, where individuals report an experience akin to living in a movie or dream, feeling detached from their body and emotions, and not being in control of their life. [e]
  • Depersonalization [r]: Subjective experiences of unreality in one's sense of self. [e]
  • Food and Drug Administration [r]: The agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services responsible for regulating food, dietary supplements, drugs, biological medical products, blood products, medical devices, radiation-emitting devices, veterinary products, and cosmetics. [e]
  • Glucocorticoid [r]: Corticosteroids that affect carbohydrate metabolism, inhibit adrenocorticotropic hormone secretion, and are anti-inflammatory. [e]
  • Hormone [r]: A chemical director of biological activity that travels through some portion of the body as a messenger. [e]
  • Hydrocortisone [r]: The most important human glucocorticoid, a steroid hormone, produced by the adrenal cortex. [e]
  • Hypertension [r]: A multisystem disease whose hallmark is the elevation of blood pressure. [e]
  • Incidentaloma [r]: Tumour found by coincidence without clinical symptoms or suspicion. [e]
  • Memory [r]: The cognitive processes that lead to the retaining and recalling of past experience. [e]
  • Metabolism [r]: The modification of chemical substances by living organisms. [e]
  • Natural stress relief meditation [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Osteoporosis [r]: Reduction of bone mass without alteration in the composition of bone, leading to fractures. [e]
  • Oxytocin [r]: A mammalian hormone that is secreted into the bloodstream from the posterior pituitary gland, and which is also released into the brain where it has effects on social behaviors. [e]
  • Progesterone [r]: A progestan steroid hormone vital to pregnancy and a precursor for some androgen and estrogen steroids. [e]
  • Recovered memory [r]: Description given to the apparent memory of event(s) that, if they occurred, were previously forgotten for a relatively long time. [e]
  • Steroid [r]: Hormone group that controls metabolism, catabolism, growth, electrolyte balance and sexual characteristics. [e]
  • Stress (physiology) [r]: Pathological process resulting from the reaction of the body to external forces and conditions that tend to disturb the organism's homeostasis. [e]
  • Suprachiasmatic nucleus [r]: An agregation of neurons in the hypothalamus, located above the optic chiasm, that regulates circadian rhythms. [e]