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Hi there, im hoping i can find others who i can relate to. Im a 37 year old male. When i was very young i suffered from acute asthma. From the ages of 4 - 6 i was medicated with weekly injections of 'Synacthen' and then inhaled steriods there after. This would cause a state of too much cortisol. I believe ive suffered all my life since then and wanting to know why. These meds (corticosteriods) suppressed my growth and am still small. My main corcern is the damage its caused by brain. Poor memory, cognitive issues, feeling incomplete, unable to relax, tense, and now my depression is servere. Antidepressants have never really helped. Can anyone relate to this? Does anyone know what possible damage (neurotransmitters/ receptors, hippocampal etc) and if these can be tested and be given which suitable course of action? Would an eeg with a tracer help? Do i have any chance of some sort of hope of repair and a future? T.i.a.