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Events for March 04, 2017
$10 from every item sold on this page will be donated to help raise awareness for Cushing’s Disease through the work of the Cushings Helpfamily of websites. For over 16 years we have provided information, support, RSS feeds, news, and education for people with Cushing's or other endocrine problems, their friends and families. Cushing's syndrome is a hormonal disorder caused by prolonged exposure of the body's tissues to high levels of cortisol. Read more at https://www.bravelets.com/bravepage/cushing-s-help-and-support
Invisible Illness Awareness Week
This week (September 26 – October 2) is Invisible Illness Awareness Week. Invisible illness is all around us. More than likely, you knowsomeone who is battling a battle every day. Help raise awareness for invisible illnesses by starting conversations. The more you talk about it, the more awareness can take place. The more awareness that takes place, thebetter our chances of finding a cure and coming to a better understandingof the needs of patients who feel alone in their battles.
Bravelets Sale through 10/3
$10 from every item sold on this page will be donated to help raise awareness for Cushing’s Disease through the work of the Cushings Helpfamily of websites. For nearly 16 years we have provided information, support, RSS feeds, news, and education for people with Cushing's or other endocrine problems, their friends and families. Cushing's syndrome is ahormonal disorder caused by prolonged exposure of the body's tissues to high levels of cortisol. View all the items here: https://www.bravelets.com/bravepage/cushing-s-help-and-support
Other ideas here: http://cushings.invisionzone.com/index.php?/topic/54095-we-could-all-be-rich/
Not only does the pituitary make its own hormones, but it alsotriggers hormone production in other glands. The pituitary is aided in its job by the hypothalamus. This part of the brain is situated above the pituitary, and sends messages to the gland on when to release or stimulate production of necessary hormones. Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2016/12/31/the-pituitary-gland-small-but-mighty/
Sign up to join Johns Hopkins’ director of pediatric neurosurgery Alan Cohen on Tuesday, March 7, from 7 to 8 p.m. ET for a free onlineseminar to learn more about the latest surgical treatment options for pediatric brain tumors, including minimally invasive techniques. Read moreat https://cushieblogger.com/2017/02/25/advances-in-the-treatment-of-pediatric-brain-tumors-webinar/
After experiencing bad headaches and double vision, Kris Johnson was diagnosed with a pituitary adenoma, a tumor of the pituitary glandat the base of the brain. Loyola ENT surgeon Chirag Patel, MD, teamed up with Video at https://cushieblog.com/2017/02/04/neurosurgeon-and-otolaryngologist-team-up-to-remove-tumor-in-pituitary-gland/