Murphy’s Laws for Cushing’s Disease*

Another great post – with a perfect picture 🙂

a tale of two tumors

1.  If you have 28 new symptoms, 27 of them will be vague.

2.  If there are 18 diseases consistent with your vague symptoms, you will be tested for 17 of them.

3.  If you rule out the first 17 diseases, no one will test you for the 18th one (Cushing’s) as it is too rare.

4.  If you think you have Cushing’s and are overweight, you will be told you don’t have Cushing’s – you just need to eat better and exercise more.  If you think you have Cushing’s and are thin, you will be told you don’t have Cushing’s because Cushing’s patient are overweight.

5. If you do get tested for Cushing’s, the test will come back negative.  Twice.

6.  When your tests for Cushing’s finally come back positive, you will be told you don’t have Cushing’s but you are definitely stressed out.

7.  If you have a pituitary tumor and…

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