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Can low cortisol levels cause infections more often?

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can low cortisol cause infections more often
Posted Sun, 16 Mar 2014 in Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
Answered by Dr. Shruti Rijhwani 26 minutes later
Brief Answer: Follows. Detailed Answer: Dear Madam, Thank you for posting your query on HCM. Well looking into your problem I would like to tell you that yes low cortisol level can cause likelihood of infections more . It has been studied in two new studies that have pointed this out . Since the body immune system becomes weak the likelihood of infections increases . Take care . Dr. Shruti
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