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... Does anyone know how Cushings disease is diagnosed? ... (0 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)

... 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)
... 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)
... Hello. I have cushings disease. ... (3 replies)
... Here's what I found on testing for Cushings. Tests Testing for Cushing’s syndrome is done in two stages. Initial tests are to verify that there is indeed excess cortisol present. These first stage tests include a 24-hour urine test and a single low dose dexamethasone suppression test. The second set of tests are to determine the cause of the increased cortisol:... (7 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)
... rted to research cushings. What alarmed me is the woman I watched on the t.v. show had a "buffalo hump" which I have also. I have only been diagnosed with graves disease since May and I am taking 10mgs of methimazole and 50mgs. of toprol xl for my treatment. ... (3 replies)
... It's definitely possible to have cyclic cushings! Google the word cushings and go to the cushings-help site. It's loaded with great info. (4 replies)
... My daughter has Cushing's. I though something was going on about 2 years ago when she was 12, yes I said 12! I just knew it was Cushing’s. The insurance company kept telling me she had her exams and the doc said she was normal, except for elevated cholesterol. So, no appointment unless it was at my expense. She started blooming big time and I checked on the no period thing.... (8 replies)
... I see this board is for Addison disease but I feel someone here can point me in the right direction. I have Thyroid disease. Hashimoto's diag in 88. ... (5 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)
... Hi, I have hashimoto's and graves disease, and am on synthroid, but I still have so much muscle-joint pain, fatigue, heart probs, pernicious anemia and so much more. I have a very stressfull job as well, my adrenaline levels go up and down all day. I had to ask to get my cortisol level checked (by my G.P.) Blood cortisol came back 22.5, I told my Endo, now she is ordering a... (4 replies)
... how ironic is it, I just put my horse on meds for cushings disease... ... (4 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)
... You could check out cyclical cushings... Good Luck! (4 replies)
... I'm having a Addison's Disease Test on Monday. ... (2 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)

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