Addison's Disease Community
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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 mssmokey
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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By bboop1984
Hi, I’m hoping some people can hopefully give me some advice please regarding treatment. My history: I’m 30, diagnose...
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By kristy727 Blank
Hi, I have been suffering with a wide range of symptoms for about 10 years and just recently been told by my doctor t...
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By Tinamarie2013 Blank
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 Messick
does anyone have Addison and has had a crisis? what hospital anywhere!! was best I find that doctors are not complet...
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By suekim54
Hi I have 2 MRI scans the first showed abnormality the second was a close up of the first result and this has shown u...
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By Momoftwogreatkids
My 12 yr old daughter has had increasing hyper pigmentation for months , we were thinking it was a puberty thing. B...
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By Laureek
I have been sick for years. In 2005 I started prednisone due to severe asthma. While in the hospital for an asthma at...
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By Timgoes
Hi I'm new today. I've been on Predisone for 29 years for Ulcerative Colitis. I started Remicade 20 months ago that r...
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By Leci04 Blank
I was put in the hospital last Sunday and after nearly three years of battling symptoms finally diagnosed with Addiso...
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By colin42
I need to know should someone with addison's disease avoid coming in to contact with someone who has shingles.
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By Heidicello
I had a total thyoidectomy for papillary ca in Nov,2011.I did not have RAI because my tumor was .8 cm. Since then the...
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By ronlman Blank
Hi, I'm always cold, need wear like 8 shirts (including 5 sweaters) on top of each other all day. I know my adrenal...
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I've been sick for years and after many tests no luck. My insurance ran out a month ago and my doctor has left for a ...
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I was diagnosed hypothyroid in May 2013. I have also had my first Endo appointment today and she did a physical exami...
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By Rnhell Blank
I have recently been diagnosed with Addisons and have been on meds for three weeks. I have started showing the signs ...
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By strictlyforpain Blank
No my name isn't Alice but the wicked witch and the mad hatter are ruining my life. Symptoms: Hair falling, cannot...
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We realize that pathology reports can be difficult to understand. This forum will give you a place to ask your person...
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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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By Shawe123 Blank
Hi, I'm only 13 and I have addisons i struggle daily with nausea. I need some tips because my parents have no idea wh...
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