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Welcome to Cushing's Help and Support. Mary O'Connor (MaryO) is the founder of http://www.cushings-help.com . This site provides information, support, RSS feedsnews, and education for people with Cushing's (aka Cushies) or other endocrine problems, their friends and families. Cushing's syndrome is a hormonal disorder caused by prolonged exposure of the body's tissues to high levels of cortisol. This website also deals with Thyroid Disorders, Addison's Disease, Adrenal Disorders, Cushing's Syndrome, Pituitary Disorders, Pituitary disease, Growth Hormone, Pheochromacytomas, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Hormone and Gland Disorders, Conn's Disease, Hyperaldosteronism, High Blood Pressure, Hypertension, Diabetes, Sheehan's Syndrome, Men1, Acromegaly, Nelson's Syndrome, PCOS, Arthritis, Bipolar Disorder, Headaches, Autoimmune Diseases, PTU, Cortisol, ACTH, and Thyroid Antibodies. A Cushing's patient is often referred to as a Cushie.

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She writes in her bio: "I do not know where to begin. For many years I have been struggling with these symptoms. I have proximal weakness, intolerance to stress, blood pressure fluctuations, hyperpigmentation, reactive... more

Fabiana had transphenoidal surgery (pituitary) July 30th 2004. She had a recurrence after seven years of being Cushing's free. A second pituitary surgery on 10/26/2011 was unsuccessful and she had a BLA. She is currently... more

Part of Rachel's bio: "It's hard to say when my exact ?journey? began with what we now know is Cushing's Disease. Both my Mom and my doctor believe I've had this for years, when I started having period problems, migraines... more

Michelle was recently diagnosed with cyclic Cushing's. She has had a diagnosis of PCOS since she was 17 years old. She writes in her bio: "I just recently received the diagnosis of cyclic Cushing's. I'm not really sure how long I have... more

Michelle was recently diagnosed with cyclic Cushing's. She has had a diagnosis of PCOS since she was 17 years old. She writes in her bio: "I just recently received the diagnosis of cyclic Cushing's. I'm not really sure how long I have... more

Her bio states: "Hi. My name Steph, and this has been a long journey for me so far, and I see a long road ahead. Hopefully their will be a rainbow once all these clouds have melted away. I just turned 33 years old (this month) and have been... more

Rebecca's mom saw an episode of Mystery Diagnosis and recognized that Rebecca had Cushing's Disease. Rebecca had pituitary surgery after 2 years of testing. Read Rebecca's entire bio at... more

Kathy was diagnosed with a pituitary tumor in 1991. At the time the only symptom she was aware of was a severe headache. She had a transsphenoidal resection followed by radiation therapy for 23 days. They said they could not remove all of... more

Miriam wrote in her bio: "I suffered for eight long years with Cushings disease . I had surgery on August 1 , 2012 , I look like a different person , and act like a different person. I would love to share my journy . One that was an emotional... more

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