A rare hormonal disorder, Cushing’s syndrome exposes the body’s tissues to overly high levels of the hormone cortisol, which is why it is also frequently called “hypercortisolism.” Between 10 to 15 million people every year deal with it. Patients typically have upper body obesity, rounded faces, fat necks and fragile and thin skin.
Cushing’s Disease: One Woman’s Battle for DiagnosisCluster migraines. Extreme weight gain. High blood pressure. Rachel Wilson’s many symptoms were troubling, but shrugged...
Surgery Preferred Option in Cushing’s Disease for Best SurvivalPatients with Cushing’s disease who have been in remission for more than 10 years still have...