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What Is Sheehan’s Syndrome?

How Sheehan's Syndrome Happens

What is Sheehan’s Syndrome? The rare disease Sheehan’s Syndrome is a disease that affects the function of the pituitary gland and is caused by severe blood loss during or after childbirth. The loss of blood to the pituitary gland may destroy hormone producing tissue. When necrosis of the pituitary gland occurs the pituitary may lose…

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What Is Cushing’s Syndrome?

cushings syndrome symptoms

  What Is Cushing’s Syndrome?  Cushing’s Syndrome happens when too much cortisol hormone is released into the body’s bloodstream. Too much cortisol hormone released into the bloodstream can cause havoc on the body. What Is Cortisol? Cortisol is a stress hormone released by the adrenal glands. The hormone cortisol is essential for your body’s fight or…

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Lab Tests for Sheehan’s Syndrome

Lab Tests For Sheehan’s Syndrome  Lab tests for Sheehan’s Syndrome (Hypopituitarism) can be extremely frustrating and expensive. First, please note that health insurance does matter. I was extremely fortunate to have PPO insurance. My PPO insurance allowed me to see almost any specialist without a referral. I can honestly say that if I couldn’t afford…

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Chronic Illness Resources

Health References, A Guide To Sheehan’s Syndrome, Relapsing Polychondritis, Disability Insurance, Government Resources And Helpful Health Tips

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