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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.
Before discussing Cushing’s, we must first discuss cortisol. Cortisol is a glucocorticoid (steroid) hormone which plays an important role in glucose and fat metabolism and reducing inflammation. The hormone is also referred to as the “stress” or “flight-or-fight” hormone, as it, along with epinephrine (adrenaline) is released during “flight-or-fight” situations.
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