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Category Archives: Cyclic Cushing’s

Hair Testing for Cyclic Cushing’s

Question:  My daughter has just been diagnosed with cyclic cushing’s… I have done some reading and found this article.  Is hair testing done in the US? Answer 1:  I’m not aware of any commercial laboratory that offers hair cortisol testing in the U.S.  However, it is not clear why this is needed if someone hasContinue Reading

Difficulty with Cyclic Cushing’s Diagnosis

Question: There seems to be some controversy about Cyclic Cushing’s – some doctors don’t even believe in it.  Many patients get frustrated because they “chase highs” hoping to test during an active period and, in a worst case scenario, spend many months or even years getting worse while trying to test only during periods whenContinue Reading