Pituitary deficiency

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What is pituitary deficiency?

Hypopituitarism is the decreased secretion of one or more of the eight hormones normally produced by the pituitary gland at the base of the brain. Treatment is replacement of the hormones of the hypofunctioning target glands and/or attention to tumor if present in gland.

Common symptoms reported by people with pituitary deficiency

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for pituitary deficiency

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Compare treatments taken by people with pituitary deficiency

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Who has pituitary deficiency on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 56 say pituitary deficiency is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 3
20s 8
30s 18
40s 39
50s 29
60s 24
70+ 8
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 11
20-29 years 6
30-39 years 16
40-49 years 9
50-59 years 4
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 37
Female 92

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 69
Not Diagnosed 4

These charts show data from pituitary deficiency patients who have completed their condition history
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