Cushing is a serious condition of the excess hormone steroid cortisol in blood levels caused by pituitary tumors that issue adrenocorticotropic hormones (ACTH). is a hormone produced by a normal pituitary gland. ACTH stimulates the adrenal gland (located above the kidney) to produce cortisol, which is commonly referred to as stress hormones.
Cushing’s Disease: Effects Cortisol on The Body
- Cortisol affects the body in a lot of ways, include.
Normal arterial pressure Maintenance The production of inadequate cortisol is generally associated with low blood pressure.
2) An increased blood level of cortisol is essential for you to be able to cope with acutely stressful situations, including surgery.
Inadequate cortisol release can be fatal.
3) The adrenal gland produces cortisol in a varied amount throughout the day:
Blood content and cortisol saliva are very low at midnight.
Blood cortisol levels are usually the highest in the morning
Symptom Of Cushing’s Disease
Symptoms related to cushing disease and cushing syndrome. Symptoms may include:
1) Change of physical characteristics of the body
2) Fullness and rounding face
3) Add fat behind the neck
4) Easy bruise of the skin
5) Stretch Mark to the stomach
6) Excessive weight gain, the most marked in the abdomen, while the legs and arms stay thin
7) Red cheeks
8) Excess hair growth on the face, neck, chest, stomach, and thigh