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
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Myth: “Men1 and Men2 are the only genetic causes of Cushing’s”
FACT: This is a Myth. More current research has explored multiple etiologies of Cushing’s. It was once thought that heredity had no influence on the development of Cushing’s Syndrome/Disease and our knowledge was once limited in this sense. 119 more words
2014 has seen advances in our understanding of benign and malignant tumours of the adrenal cortex, particularly in Cushing syndrome. Modern genetics has generated a flurry of data. 244 more words
Myth: After a “cure” for Cushing’s, everyone heals and goes back to normal. All Cushing’s patients can easily heal with no repercussions after Cushing’s. After pituitary surgery or a Bilateral Adrenalectomy (BLA), life is great and being “cured” means having a “normal” life! 548 more words
Myth: Cushing’s Syndrome/Disease can be healed or cured through change in diet or exercise.
Fact: NO! Caloric intake or lack of exercise has NO impact on weight gain and/ or loss in persons with Cushing’s. 90 more words