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What sort of disorder is cushing disease?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Cushing's disease

Cushing's disease is a condition where the pituitary (tumor) is producing too much acth (adrenalcorticotropic hormone).
This hormone stimulates your adrenal glands to produce extra cortisol (stress hormone) which in excess can cause a lot of metabolic problems.

In brief: Cushing's disease

Cushing's disease is a condition where the pituitary (tumor) is producing too much acth (adrenalcorticotropic hormone).
This hormone stimulates your adrenal glands to produce extra cortisol (stress hormone) which in excess can cause a lot of metabolic problems.
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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
Great answer. Wishing you'all the best.
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