Cushing's Syndrome

About- Cushing syndrome also called hypercortisolism occurs when we have high levels of the stress hormone, cortisol, in the blood.

 A thinning of the skin
 A headache
 A loss of sexual interest
 Absent or irregular menstruation
 An increased incidence of infections
 Buffalo hump
 Cognitive dysfunction
 Decreased fertility
 Development delay for children
 Easy bruising
 Erectile dysfunction for men
 Extra facial and body hair for women
 Fatigue and weakness
 Glucose intolerance
 High blood pressure
 High blood sugar 
 Increased thirst
 Increased urination
 Kidney stones
 Mood disorders
 Muscle weakness
 Obesity (upper body)
 Purple stretch marks on the breasts, arms, abdomen, and thighs
 Rounded face
 Sleep problems
 Slow healing skin injuries
 Thinning arms and legs
 Weight gain
 Adrenal gland disease
 Corticosteroid medications
 Family history of Cushing syndrome
 Pituitary adenoma
 Blood clots
 Frequent or unusual infections
 Heart attack
 High blood pressure (hypertension)
 Kidney stones
 Loss of muscle mass and strength
 Type 2 diabetes
 Unhealthy cholesterol levels

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