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  1. In your experience, is it common for post-op (cure?) Cushing's sufferers to suddenly acquire new allergies? (asks the woman who is now allergic to cinnamon)
  2. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/7723918.stm GAAAH! This sort of thing drives me insane. I know what it could be. 1 in 5, maybe?!
  3. This weeks' Grand Rounds picked me up without a submission, just FYI http://theblogthatatemanhattan.blogspot.co...2-seinfeld.html
  4. I'm so afraid of saying something wrong or bad or... yikes!!! If there's a topic, I'd be happy to do it.
  5. I'm part of an Addison's mailing list; a lot of them get Cushie features due to their meds.
  6. It is an awesome concept and well overdue, as we all know.
  7. If you haven't read previously, Duocort is a new drug that is in trials right now. It is a combination of quick-release and extended-release hydrocortisone for adrenal insufficient patients. I have great hopes for it and have been keeping an eye on its development. http://www.duocort.com/index.php?option=co...14&Itemid=5
  8. Mine is always low, along with my albumin levels. Thanks for the article, I'll read & file it.
  9. I'm not suicidal, but I don't care if I die. Apathy, much? I showed Dr. F the article about apathy, my husband insisted that I take it with me , and Dr. F didn't say much.
  10. Oh, no no no - I'm fine. I was searching Pubmed for something - then sorted it by publication date and came up with tons of stuff I have never seen before. I'm not researching suicide.
  11. Yikes! http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1765716...Pubmed_RVDocSum BACKGROUND: Current data suggest an influence of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis on suicidal behavior. The frequency of pituitary adenomas in suicide victims has not yet been investigated. OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to assess whether the incidence of pituitary adenomas is correlated with suicide. METHODS: Serial sections of 151 human pituitary glands obtained upon autopsy were examined microscopically. The glands were collected from 70 suicide victims and 81 subjects whose deaths were classified as u
  12. Thank you so much for sharing the article & information, Brenda. It has really helped me. I'm going to print it out and take it with me to my follow-up appointment next week. I've told my general physician for years that I am not depressed (and keep trying to get off of Effexor XR which does nothing for me, but I am hooked on it.). I've taken lots of things for 'depression' before and nothing seems to help (eg; I have tried Effexor XR, Effexor IR, Lexapro, Wellbutrin). Now I have some hope in this department, thank you!! I'm hoping for a positive response.
  13. At least one article was written about it today (I tried to get the LA Times and our local paper on board. Ha. No luck) http://www.timesanddemocrat.com/articles/2...th/13033188.txt
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