Do you have Acromegaly?
The following is a checklist of symptoms created by one of the major prescription companies.
Acral symptoms affect the face and extremities. These symptoms include:
___ A change in the face ___ Protruding jaw ___ Prominent forehead
___ Wide bridge of the nose ___ Widely spaced teeth ___ Enlarged lips
___ Enlarged hands or feet, often requiring a larger ring or shoe size
___ Number of acral symptoms checked
Symptoms suggestive of acromegaly include:
___ Snoring/Sleep Apnea ___ Headaches ___ Fatigue
___ Joint Pain ___ Excessive Sweating ___ Skin Changes (like skin tags)
___ Tingling in arms or legs ___ Carpal Tunnel Syndrome ___ Loss of vision
___ Milk Production (in men or women) ___Impotence ___Abnormal menstruation
___ Number of suggestive symptoms checked
Conditions linked with acromegaly include:
___ Diabetes ___ High Blood Pressure ___ Colon Polyps
___ Number of associated symptoms checked
Add up the above numbers. If you or someone you love suffers at least:
-1 acral symptom
-3 or more suggestive symptoms AND
-1 or more of the associated conditions,
print this page and ask your doctor about receiving an IGF-1 test.
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