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It is important to know how Cushing's disease affects your emotions

You may be better prepared to manage the emotional aspects of Cushing's disease if you understand how your emotions and cognition can be affected. This section of describes how Cushing's disease can affect your emotions as well as ways to help you deal with or avoid challenging situations.

Your emotions can be affected by Cushing's disease in the following ways:

  • You may have changes in your brain that affect your emotions and cognition
  • You may have changes in your body that affect your emotions
  • You may feel frustrated if it takes a long time to be correctly diagnosed
  • You may feel discouraged if your symptoms don't improve after diagnosis

Learn about the emotional symptoms of Cushing's disease >