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Tanya Argus became an advocate for acromegaly, a disorder that causes too much growth hormone in body. Acromegaly can strike anyone at any age. Learn more, learn the truth at misjon.info An image designed by women for women, we meet the photo's models of lesbians was limited at best, photographer Tanya Chalkin's The Kiss . to bid thousands of pounds on a giant poster of The Kiss remains a mystery.

An estimated 60 million Americans -- one out of five people -- suffer from pituitary or hormonal disorders, according to the Pituitary Network Association. Angusonce a beautiful year-old who rode horses, danced and had a boyfriend, one day noticed changes in her 5-footinch frame: Her shoes didn't quite fit, her jeans were too tight and her hands got bigger.

Her bosses also noticed -- and fired her. And her boyfriend left when his parents began to ask, "Is she a man?

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When her sister picked her up at the airport, she "freaked out," because she didn't recognize Tanya. The doctor took one look and diagnosed acromegaly, also known as gigantismcaused by a tumor in her brain that is pushing on her pituitary gland, causing it to produce an excess of growth hormone. Sometimes Tanya can squeeze into the passenger seat of their minivan, but since she has the legs of a seven-foot-tall person, it would have been too painful to make the five-hour trip to California.

As she grows her bones weaken and they break down. She is so big, her spine looks like a boomerang. Acromegaly is not that rare. The University of Maryland Medical Center reports six cases in everypeople, but the association says many cases go undiagnosed or under-treated because doctors are not educated enough about the disease.

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Two celebrities with the syndrome are Andre the Giantthe French wrestler who died inand Richard Kielwho starred in several James Bond films in the s as "Jaws.

Symptoms generally develop slowly over years. Left untreated, it results in altered facial appearance and enlargement of the hands and feet. Her bosses also noticed -- and fired her. And her boyfriend left when his parents began to ask, "Is she a man? When her sister picked her up at the airport, she "freaked out," because she didn't recognize Tanya.

meet tanya the giant

The doctor took one look and diagnosed acromegaly, also known as gigantismcaused by a tumor in her brain that is pushing on her pituitary gland, causing it to produce an excess of growth hormone. Sometimes Tanya can squeeze in to the passenger seat of their minivan, but since she has the legs of a seven-foot-tall person, it would have been too painful to make the five-hour trip to California.

As she grows her bones weaken and they break down. She is so big, her spine looks like a boomerang. Acromegaly is not that rare. The University of Maryland Medical Center reports six cases in everypeople, but the association says many cases go undiagnosed or under-treated because doctors are not educated enough about the disease.

meet tanya the giant

Two celebrities with the syndrome are Andre the Giantthe French wrestler who died inand Richard Kielwho starred in several James Bond films in the s as "Jaws. Symptoms generally develop slowly over years. Left untreated, it results in altered facial appearance and enlargement of the hands and feet.

Her bosses also noticed -- and fired her. And her boyfriend left when his parents began to ask, "Is she a man? When her sister picked her up at the airport, she "freaked out," because she didn't recognize Tanya. The doctor took one look and diagnosed acromegaly, also known as gigantismcaused by a tumor in her brain that is pushing on her pituitary gland, causing it to produce an excess of growth hormone.

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As she grows her bones weaken and they break down. She is so big, her spine looks like a boomerang. Acromegaly is not that rare. The University of Maryland Medical Center reports six cases in everypeople, but the association says many cases go undiagnosed or under-treated because doctors are not educated enough about the disease.

Two celebrities with the syndrome are Andre the Giantthe French wrestler who died inand Richard Kielwho starred in several James Bond films in the s as "Jaws. Symptoms generally develop slowly over years.

Left untreated, it results in altered facial appearance and enlargement of the hands and feet.