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Adrenogenital Syndrome; Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia; Hyperandrogenism, nonclassic type, due to 21-hydroxylase deficie... 

Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight by eating well and getting regular physical activity.

21-hydroxylase deficiency is a disorder of steroid metabolism (the buildup or breakdown of steroids). Steroids are types of lipids (fats) that include cholesterol, vitamin D, and many hormones. The 21-hydroxylase deficiency results in the inability of the body to produce cortisol and aldosterone (steroid hormones that affect metabolism and salt balance, respectively) from cholesterol. This condition is also known as congenital adrenal hyperplasia. When the precursors of these hormones build up ...


Weight Loss and Dieting as related to 21-hydroxylase deficiency