Can stress cause pituitary tumors?

Answer On One Hand: Stress May Cause TumorsThe pituitary gland is central to the body's manifestation and regulation of stress, which it uses to respond to perceived threats. Some experts believe that an ... Read More »

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Do pituitary tumors cause fevers?

Fevers are rarely associated with pituitary tumors. Common symptoms of a non-functioning pituitary gland are vision loss, headache, hair loss, lower sex drive, changes in menstruation or lactation ... Read More »

Pituitary Cushing's Disease?

Cushing's disease occurs when a dog's glands produce and release too much cortisol, which then leads to the body react in certain ways--increased thirst, increased urination and nervousness. Cushin... Read More »

Symptoms of Pituitary Problems in a Teen Boy?

Hormones control the onset of puberty, the process that moves children into sexual maturity. They are controlled by the pituitary gland, a tiny organ at the base of the brain that is part of the e... Read More »

What Are the Functions of the Pituitary and Thyroid Glands?

The pituitary and thyroid glands are components of the body's endocrine system, which secretes hormones to regulate body processes (such as those involved in cell growth, immunity and reproduction)... Read More »