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Surname1Name of student Instructors NameCourseDateCushing DiseaseIntroductionCushing disease is a syndrome that results from too much concentration of cortisol hormone for a prolonged period. Cushion disease is also referred to as hypercorticolism. The syndrome can also occur when the body synthesizes a high level of cortisol on its own. Cushion disease is rare, and it affects most people at the age of 20 to 50 years. There are two types of Cushing, acute and chronic .Acute Cushing does not have much effect on the patient but if not treated it lead to chronic which more severe. High levels of cortisol can lead to some typical signs like obesity and anxiety.” Starkamn and schtenger noted that stress was most frequent (63%)” (Blevin, 52). Hormone cortisol helps in the control of blood sugar levels, control metabolism, and helps with memory formulation. Cushing disease can result in other syndromes like hypertension, and type 2 diabetes. The causes, symptoms, and treatment of Cushing syndrome and their effects discussed below. The condition can be treated by medication, surgery, radiation, and medications.Effects of Cushing diseaseThe body requires a balance in the level of cortisol hormone, low level, or high level of this hormone cause effects to the body. Cushing syndrome alters the impact of adrenal glands to produce cortisol hormone.(Blevin, 70) In normal conditions, adrenal grand is stimulated to produce cortisol. , (Swearingen, 85). The process is effected by hypothalamus which sends
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