In-depth

Causes

Cushing syndrome

Cushing syndrome is caused by an excess of the hormone cortisol, originating from your adrenal glands or from corticosteroid medications you're taking for another illness.

Pituitary tumors

Pituitary tumors are abnormal growths in the pituitary gland in the brain. Most are noncancerous (benign). Some may cause overproduction of hormones and associated problems.

Postpartum care: After a vaginal delivery

Pregnancy causes dramatic changes in your body — even after the baby is born. Know what to expect as you recover from a vaginal delivery.

Treatments and drugs

Dermabrasion

Dermabrasion — Overview covers definition, risks and results of this skin-resurfacing procedure.

Jan. 10, 2013