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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.

On-Demand Episodes

Jackie (samsmom) & Jordan: Cushing's in young people, the fight to diagnose, the amazing gift of a GOOD endocrinologist. Jackie has appeared on Discovery Health discussing her fight for a cure for her younger daughter, as well. Later,... more

Ferol started noticing irregular symptoms in her late 20's, but more developed since 2001, and rapidly more chronic as time went by. Finally at her March 2005 physical, she had enough symptoms listed for her GP to start getting the... more

Listen as Monica (Monicaroni) talks about the challenges she's faced maintaining her music career while in testing and treatment. Monica was diagnosed with Cyclical Cushing's. She had pituitary surgery in November 2006. An 8mm... more

Monica's husband Kevin, April 24. Talking about Cushing's from the spouse/caretaker point of view He is also Monica's producer/ manager. He has been a tour manager and sound engineer in the music industry his whole... more

Terry (Terry) is a long time pituitary Cushing's survivor. Terry had a pituitary surgery (in LA) in October of 2003 which did not cure her cushings disease. Then, Dec 13th, 2003 she had her BLA in a Wisconsin hospital. She also had an... more

Steve was diagnosed with HyperBeta Adrenergic Syndrome in August, 2005. Doctors thought he might have a pheo, now they're checking for ACC cancer. Steve also has a newspaper article written about him. Steve's daughter may... more

Listen as Jayne Kerns and Robin Smith (staticnrg) hosted a Cushing's Awareness Day Special Chat This chat had callers and some testimonials for the website and Mary O'Connor (MaryO). Ideas were discussed for setting up non-profit status... more

Jenn (StaceyJenn) was diagnosed with adrenal insufficiency, hypothyroidism, and a host of other ailments in 2001 (candidiasis, intestinal permeability, 22 latent food allergies). Once diagnosed, she was on specially formulated hydrocortisone for... more

Crystal and Monica went through every step of their Cushing's journey together--tested together, had surgeries the same days, and have become best friends because of it. Monica was diagnosed with Cyclical Cushing's. She had... more

Karen (Rooon55), part 2, March 20, 2008. Karen's disease started when she was a little girl (7) and she finally got a diagnosis in 2005. She had cycling Cushing's, Thyroid disease, GH deficiency, and Auto immune Alopecia. She believes she is... more

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