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... Does anyone know how Cushings disease is diagnosed? ... (0 replies)
... Well, my Doctor has referred me to an endocrinologist. Now she's thinking I may have Cushings Disease. My Appt is Thursday. Thank you for all of your info. I'll keep you posted as to what goes on. ... (11 replies)
... i hurt so much also just been told i have lowerlumbar disc and facet degenerative disease .... ... (0 replies)

... Hi Flowergirl, Your very welcome, I'm happy to help. Do me a favor and just keep an eye on your levels because and I don't know if I mentioned this and I'm to tired and extremely confused today to go back and read what I've posted, but 9 yrs ago or so they thought I had cushings disease which is the opposite of addison's and my level on urine was 828 and the reference... (5 replies)
... hydrocortisone at this point. Yes, adrenal issues should be address before thyroid. You can not function without the right cortisol levels. If you have addison's disease then you will not function without cortisol. ... (11 replies)
Addison's and MS
Feb 4, 2012
... Thanks for your reply. I had Cushings disease and had a bilateral adrenalectomy so I am without any adrenal function. I too have had thyroid problems, thyroidectomy and I'm on Levothyroxine. ... (4 replies)
... I had cushings disease 18 years ago and now my cortisol level is low. I'm seem to have the same symptoms and addison's this something I should worry about? ... (2 replies)
... Hi Louise, I hope you’re feeling well today. Yes that’s exactly what I’m talking about, it’s kinda like my hands just stop for a split second and anything that’s in them falls out, its pretty scary and I wasn’t sure it was related at all, but I’m guessing now that it is, originally when the shaking and vision problems and everything else started last year I was in the... (11 replies)
... r a person has Cushing's such as urine cortisol tests which can actually be more reliable. Also, there is something called Cyclical Cushing's. This is when the disease goes through phases of being 'active' and 'inactive'. When it is active, the tests are abnormal, but when it is inactive the tests are normal.... ... (6 replies)
... I really feel for you. I understand the frustration you are feeling. I think these docs need to start taking this disease and their patients a little more seriously. When I first started having symptoms, they were few and far between. ... (6 replies)
... Cushings disease. (4 replies)
... Hi!! This is probably a bit late, but just read your post...and noticed you're from Kingston!! Did you go to Kingston hospital to have your operation? So did you have your adrenals removed?? Was it successful?? Hope it was!! (3 replies)
... Ah yes, the good ol' denial. When I ask my doc about the side effects of steroids, they will say a "temporary rise in blood sugar" and I want to rip their eyes out. If she sadly happened to be predisposed to an issue, then the steroids once can cause Cushing's to be aggravated. In any event, the docs should not scoff but test. Persist and get testing. I am now testing... (10 replies)
... First of all, I am very sorry to hear that your daughter is suffering. I had Cushing's disease (cyclical pituitary type) and it took over 12 years to get help. In this time, I met a lot of people with Cushing's from different sources. Dexamethasone is a long acting steroid. It stays in the body for quite a long time. She was also given quite a hefty dose. Was she weaned off... (10 replies)
... I'm a textbook example of Cushings disease, but my symptoms seem to fit for both cushings and addisons. I have overwhelming extreme fatigue, chronic pain in my back, hips, all my joints now. I've worked as long as I can now I think. ... (4 replies)
... It can happen. It depends on how much you take. You need to take enough that you replace what your body needs but not so much that you give yourself "exogenous Cushing's" syndrome. You can get every symptom of Cushing's by taking too much. Not everyone's dose will be the same. And from what I have read, I don't even think there is consensus on even how to determine how a... (3 replies)
... on my other test resutls and says she will probably be starting me on prednisone. I am very scared. The doctor believes I ended up with addisons because I had cushings disease for years and the endo who was treating me misdiagnosed me as PCOS. I do not look like most descriptions of addisons disease. I looke like cushings. ... (2 replies)
May 11, 2007
... ds for a week. the diabetes doctor discharged me at first telling me i had to be on it for life and now is taking me off it. im also wondering whether i have got cushings disease. i had low blood pressure before the hc. ... (8 replies)
... Hello. I have cushings disease. ... (3 replies)
Heat Intolerance
Dec 13, 2006
... I know Addisons Disease may not be the cause, but I was wondering whether adrenal hormones could be causing this problem, e.g. ... (9 replies)

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