Cushing's Disease

Cushing's Disease

Cushing's syndrome is a hormonal disorder. It is caused by prolonged exposure to the hormone cortisol. Hormones are chemicals in the body. Cortisol is a common hormone. In normal doses it helps the body manage stress and infection.


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