Endogenous and Exogenous Glucocorticoids in Obesity and Stress-Related Diseases
Endogene en exogene glucocorticoïden in obesitas en stressgerelateerde ziekten
Glucocorticoids, also known as stress hormones, are essential for survival and for physical and mental adaptation to changing situations. Too much glucocorticoids can however yield a variety of symptoms and comorbidities. In this thesis, we aimed to investigate the role of endogenous and exogenous glucocorticoids in various stress-related diseases with a special focus on obesity. We additionally evaluated the diagnostic accuracy of scalp hair glucocorticoids in the screening of Cushing’s syndrome as well as the clinical application in obesity and stress-related conditions.
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|E.F.C. van Rossum (Liesbeth)|
|Erasmus University Rotterdam|
|Organisation||Department of Internal Medicine|
Savas, M. (2021, May 18). Endogenous and Exogenous Glucocorticoids in Obesity and Stress-Related Diseases. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/135572