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Understanding Cushing’s: Signs, Symptoms, and the difference between Syndrome and Disease.

‍Cushing’s Syndrome and Disease are both caused by excess cortisol in the bloodstream. One of the reasons Cushing’s is so hard to diagnose is because the symptoms are relatively non-specific. Listed below are some of the more common symptoms.Weight Gain, this is one of the most common symptoms of Cushing’s
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Understanding Cushing's: What is Cortisol?

Hello and welcome to this short series of posts on Cushing's Syndrome/Disease! The series is divided into five posts, each with its own topic. So without further ado, let's jump right in.CortisolBefore discussing Cushing's, we must first discuss cortisol. Cortisol is a glucocorticoid (steroid) hormone which plays an important role in glucose and fat metabolism...
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Understanding Cushing’s Part Three: Diagnosis and Treatment

There are quite a few methods used to diagnose Cushing’s, split into two major tiers.
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