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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 momoftwotn
My 14 year old has a stim test done Friday after her Renin tested high and aldosterone was low normal. ACTH isn't bac...
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By drumbum0587
Hello I am a 28 year old male who was diagnosed about 3 years ago. Before that I was big into weight training/ power...
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By greglh
Hello. I am new to the group. I have been diagnosed with 2 autoimmune disorders (Graves' Disease and Vitiligo) in add...
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By wintagal
I saw an endocrinologist this week for thyroid and mentioned my other (possibly adrenal) symptoms: Salt craving and ...
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By Stephers389
I am currently hospitalized and doctors decided to run a ACTH stimulation test on me. Blood Cortisol: <1 After ...
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By Gloworm358
I am a member of the Hypothyroid Board (Hashimotos) and someone mentioned Addison's in relation to some issues I have...
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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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Hi. I am a 21 year old female with adrenal insuffiency (Addison's disease). I am on dexamethasone 0.75mg once a day a...
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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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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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