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Fumbling towards functionality

On the eve of my last post, I was channeling my inner child on the night before school starts – for my first day back at work since my various and sundry health issues, I had a new notebook, a new lunchbag, and a new ‘do. 786 more words

Pop Culture

Cushing's Syndrome Subtype Affects Postoperative Time to Adrenal Recovery

Berr CM. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014;doi:10.1210/jc.2014-3632.

January 16, 2015

In patients undergoing curative surgical tumor resection for Cushing’s syndrome, the time to recovery of adrenal function is contingent upon the underlying etiology of the disease, according to recent findings. 405 more words


Enhance Your Endocrine System with Acupuncture

The endocrine system is responsible for hormonal functions in the body and produces 30 distinct hormones, each of which has a very specific job to do. 650 more words

Oriental Medicine

Cushing's Syndrome Etiology Affects Adrenal Function Recovery



Successful tumor resection in endogenous Cushing’s syndrome (CS) results in tertiary adrenal insufficiency requiring hydrocortisone replacement therapy.


The aim was to analyze the postsurgical duration of adrenal insufficiency of patients with Cushing’s disease (CD), adrenal CS and ectopic CS. 256 more words


Last update for 2014

It’s been two months since I last posted. When I’m feeling well, I don’t like to post to the blog because I don’t want to think about infusions, doctor appointments, scans, etc. 833 more words

2014 in review ~ Cushing's Bios

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for the Cushing’s Bios blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people.

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Pituitary tumor (Prolactin secreting)

Another client has a Pituitary tumor (Prolactin secreting) and has a difficult time with weight loss. I assume it because of Hormones. She is taking the… 152 more words