Panhypopituitarism is a potentially life-threatening endocrine disorder that is classified by a distinct absence of the pituitary hormones which, consequently, causes hormone insufficiencies in the other endocrine glands, most notably, the thyroid, adrenals, and ovaries/testes, as the pituitary is unable to trigger their function. This dangerous domino effect, then, is what leads to the rise of the symptoms we face every day and the reason why we take our medicine and need constant blood work.

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Panhypopituitarism life expectancy

What is the life expectancy of someone with Panhypopituitarism?

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Is Panhypopituitarism contagious?

Is Panhypopituitarism contagious?

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Is Panhypopituitarism hereditary?

Is Panhypopituitarism hereditary?

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pituitary insufficiency
pituitary adenoma
Sheehan's syndrome (postpartum Panhypopituitarism)
Growth hormone insufficient



Digestive system
Digestive system
Endocrine system
Endocrine system
Immune system
Immune system
Muscular system
Muscular system
Reproductive system
Reproductive system
Skeletal system
Skeletal system
Urinary system
Urinary system


  • Severe fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Chronic pain/joint pain
  • Insomnia
  • Adrenal crisis
  • Adrenal fatigue
  • Diabetes insipidus
  • Compromised immune system
  • Septo-optic dysplasia/optic nerve hypoplasia
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Psychotic behavior/issues
  • Growth hormone insufficiency
  • Adrenal insufficiency
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Weight gain/loss
  • Abdominal pain/constipation/diarrhea
  • Infertility
  • Low sex drive
  • Sensitivity to cold
  • Short Stature
  • Lack of menstrual periods
  • Irritability
  • Lack of normal body hair
  • Other developmental lags and differences


  • Levothyroxine/Synthroid
  • Hydrocortisone/cortisol
  • Human Growth Hormone (rDNA origin)
  • Anxiety/Depression Medication
  • other
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    ICD9 and ICD10 codes of Panhypopituitarism

    ICD10 code of Panhypopituitarism and ICD9 code

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    Natural treatment of Panhypopituitarism

    Is there any natural treatment for Panhypopituitarism?

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    Living with Panhypopituitarism

    Living with Panhypopituitarism. How to live with Panhypopituitarism?

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    History of Panhypopituitarism

    What is the history of Panhypopituitarism?

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    Stories of Panhypopituitarism

    Panhypopituitarism stories
    Пангипопитуитаризм возник вследствии опухоли гипофиза- краниофарингиомы, нет все гомонов гипофиза, гипофиза тоже нет
    Panhypopituitarism stories
    In September of 2013 I started to have prolonged headaches. I went to several doctors and a chiropractor but no one seemed to know why I was having headaches. I finally went to the ER and after dealing with initial looks of dismissal as to why I woul...
    Panhypopituitarism stories
    Mum to congenital pan-hypit girl
    Panhypopituitarism stories
    I was Born with PHP. I wasn't properly diagnosed until I was 3. 
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    A few doctors theorized my pregnancy caused a macro adenoma. I began having weird symptoms before I was diagnosed i.e. My hair started falling out, my nails began to pit, I had galactorrhea even though I quit nursing a year before, no menses, and I s...

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    Question 160
    Even though I am taking typically 35mg of Hydrocortisone, 20 at 8 am, 10 at 11 am and 5 at 2pm I suffer from sensitivity to glare and feel light headed and dizzy. it is hard to concentrate and generally feel crook. I am on Testesterone gel, 1 sachet...
    Question 695
    My 22-year-old nephew was diagnosed with panhypopituitarism before he was one year old. He's taken Cortef, growth hormone, and Synthroid since then. The last few years he's had problems with social anxieties and depression. He's done a lot of jumping...

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    Statistics of Panhypopituitarism

    12 people with Panhypopituitarism have taken the SF36 survey. Mean of Panhypopituitarism is 1556 points (43 %). Total score ranges from 0 to 3,600 being 0 the worst and 3,600 the best. Take the SF36 Survey

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