What Is Sheehan’s Syndrome Caused By?

sheehans syndrome symptoms

What Is Sheehan’s Syndrome Caused By?   Sheehan’s Syndrome is caused by a restriction of blood supply to the pituitary gland during or after childbirth. A woman who hemorrhages or losses too much blood during childbirth may experience a restriction of blood supply to the pituitary gland.  The lack of blood flow to the pituitary glands can…

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Sheehan’s Syndrome Support Group Information

  Sheehan Syndrome Resources Support Organizations for Sheehan’s Syndrome and Other Pituitary Gland Disorders Genetic and Rare Diseases (GARD) Information Center PO Box 8126 Gaithersburg, MD 20898-8126 Phone: (301) 251-4925 Toll-free: (888) 205-2311 Website: http://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/GARD/ Pituitary Network Association P.O. Box 1958 Thousand Oaks CA, 91358 Phone: (805) 499-9973 Email: info@pituitary.org Website: http://pituitary.org Hormone Health Network Endocrine Society…

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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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Learn what is Sheehan Syndrome? What are the symptoms of Sheehan Syndrome? Pituitary Gland hormones, and how to understand Sheehan’s Syndrome.

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