Cushing’s Disease

Cushings disease is an overproduction of Cortisol in the body caused by a tumor in the pituitary gland. The hormones in your body are regulated by the pituitary gland, cortisol is no different. If there is an overabundance of Cortisol in the body, it can cause drastic weight gain, increase blood pressure as well as other side effects.

Surgeons can deal with Cushings Disease by performing a pituitary tumor operation.

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