Cushing's syndrome or hypercortisolism is an endocrine disorder caused by excessive levels of the endogenous corticosteroid hormone cortisol. It may also be induced iatrogenically by treatment with exogenous corticosteroids for other medical conditions.
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Cushing's Help and Support
Non-profit organization providing information, news, and education to individuals with cushing's as well as other diseases of the pituitary glands. Includes a message board.
Cushing's Support and Research Foundation
Non-profit organization provides information for patients on the medical aspects of Cushing's via newsletters. They also help put people in contact with one another.
Describes this hormonal disorder in relation to cortisol. Provides causes, tests, how it's diagnosed, and resources. From Neuroendocrine Clinical Center.
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