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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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Hi all - I'm curious as to how many others who have Addison's or other type of adrenal insufficiency also experience shortness of bre...
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Hi, I was diagnosed with dysautonomia (POTS more specifically) a few months ago and have had symptoms for two and a half years. My di...
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I take 5mg prednisone at 6 AM, and 150mcg T4 at 10 PM. But if I exercise, I have to take an additional dose of 10 Mcg of T3 and 2.5 or 5...
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Rumpled mentions many times that the blood draw must be into a chilled container and iced immediately. When my ACTH was drawn, I told th...
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I have the ACTH test and a 24 hour urine scheduled, but it will be weeks before I receive results. My morning cortisol level was 4.4. T...
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if you have darkened back of the hands and arms, and your face and neck, and your toes, Do you need to also have darkened gums to actuall...
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Can someone please help me am very scared , and tensed .. From last 8 months am not feeling good in janvary , suddenly i felt extremly hu...
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hey, can you please help me, am very scared , my acth plasma is high which is 71.20 pg/ml but my cortisol level is normal . morning is 1...
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My mom has Addison's disease and her PCP has been prescribing her medication. Her hydrocortisone and synthroid. Her PCP just dropped her ...
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Hi, I am really hoping someone can help me. I feel like I am losing my mind! I have auto-immune hypothyroidism and iron deficiency ana...
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Hello. I’m 28 and have had symptoms of hyperthyroid all of my life including anxiety/nervousness, excessive sweating, rapid increase in h...
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I have all the signs of Addison's disease, doctor just haven't gone there yet with a diagnoses. Are low vitamin levels a sign of Addison'...
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I have just been diagnosed with herpes. I also have Addison's disease...anyone else out there like me? I'm at a loss for what to say I'm ...
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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. Does any one else h...
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I am 34 and a wife and a mother and I was diagnosed with MS at 25 2 weeks after I got married. The MS was very aggressive the first 8 to ...
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I have had Addison's disease for 30 years and am on 30 mg. of hydrocortisone and .1mg of florinef per day. I was recently found to be h...
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Hi, I have been suffering with a wide range of symptoms for about 10 years and just recently been told by my doctor that it is most likly...
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I have no sex drive, no appetite, and I never feel 'tired' per say, I sleep and eat because I should. In addition to this my ability to h...
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I was diagnosed a few years ago, and I've been taking hydrocortisone and fludrocortisone. My test results only just came back to a good p...
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Hi everyone...I'm hoping someone can help me. I have so many Addison's symptoms, and in March my AM cortisol was 8.75, so low-normal....
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