Common illness often misdiagnosed

Robert Knutzen

The numbers reflect the size of the problem—one in five Americans, or 60 million people, have a pituitary disease, and most don't realize it, said Robert Knutzen of Thousand Oaks. Among the symptoms are headaches, mood swings, memory loss, eating disorders, weight gain, excessive hair growth, weakness in limbs and sexual dysfunction.
Knutzen has been working to educate doctors and patients about the common occurrence of pituitary tumors and ho...

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