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Addison’s disease, also known as Adrenal Insufficiency or Hypocortisolism, is an endocrine disease that occurs when the adrenal glands do not produce enough of the hormone cortisol and sometimes, aldosterone. Discuss topics including symptoms and treatments for Addison’s disease.

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By b90105
Initially I didn't think that what was wrong with me was addisons, but as the months progress I am getting more conce...
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By wintagal
My MD wants me to see an endo. My thyroid tests are consistently weird - TSH .0007 but free T3 BELOW range and fee T...
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By wintagal
Are there any folks out there with Secondary Adrenal Insufficiency (Addisons due to low ACTH) who find that caffeine...
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By Audrey001
Hi I have been feeling unwell for about 8mths I'm under a endo specialist and my ACTH levels are low, the specialis...
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By Audrey001
Hi I have been feeling unwell for about 8mths I'm under a endo specialist and my ACTH levels are low, the specialis...
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By Mv11359 Blank
Hi, I received the results from the stim test and the doctor said it was completely normal. Cortisol 8:00 AM 4.2 Ran...
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By dubrow
Hello there, I have been diagnosed with the Addison's disease about 10 years ago and doing very well since then. I...
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By Freddy_fred
I am a 27 year old male and very confused at the moment about what test and who I need to see for possible adrenal i...
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What makes your adrenal glands pump out adrenaline? I know CRH from the hypothalamus tells the pituitary to pump out...
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By susieq1946
What are the side effects of long term full Addison's? I had left adrenal gland removed eight years ago due to large ...
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By mummafi
My 19 year old daughter is suffering unexplained severe weight loss (60kg down to 37kg),it started with extreme coldn...
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By jess4132002
2.3 cortisol level but my endo dr said everything is fine' I have a adrenal mass on my left kidney 2.5cm Should I ge...
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By Kaitlyn713
Hello I am almost 17 and haven't gotten my period so my doctor sent me for some blood tests. Everything came up norma...
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By BugabooGirk
My family dr diagnosed me with Addison's Disease but not medicated yet. Waiting to see specialist on Friday. Is it ...
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By Sandimay
Hi, I have posted before, I forgot to mention my Pred amount is 5 mg taken at about 4 am or so, diagnosed in early 20...
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By Sandimay
Hi, I have read so much from the thread about HC vs 5 mg Pred daily, I think I have brain fog just from that alone. W...
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By JDianna
Is there any research being done on Addison's and MS combined for new treatment and or meds? My granddaughter has bot...
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By ChipriII
Is there any evidence that hydrocortisone will, at large develop arthritis? What amount of daily exercise is needed t...
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I am 49 and have both addisons and multiple sclerosis. I was diagnosed with MS 20 years ago and addisons 2 years ago....
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I have MS and over 3 years was given large doses of steroids {including 1,500 mg of steroids by infusion over 3 days...
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