Lab Testing for Cushing Syndrome

 The signs and symptoms of Cushing Syndrome are the results of cortisol levels that are abnormally high, which is referred to as hypercortisolism. Cortisol is a steroidal hormone that is produced by the cortex, which is the outer layer of the adrenal gland. The hormone has multiple functions, including:  The break-down of fat.  Encourages glucose