The pituitary gland, nestled at the base of the skull, acts as the master regulator for hormone production in the body. It controls hormones that regulate stress, such as cortisol, thyroid function, reproductive function, growth, and even milk production. One of the most common tumors that grows in this area of the brain is called a pituitary adenoma.
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