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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 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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By gimpymama49 Blank
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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By Daytimevampire
Hi everyone, I'm new to this forum I'm not exactly sure how it all works but I'll give it a shot. I was diagnosed in ...
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By Juju931
I have primary Addisions , Remitting MS, and most recently diagnosis of COPD. Now I don't know but I am inclined to t...
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By Richardhickox
I have had addisons or should I say been diagnosed for 4 years now was working electrical superintendent 20 years sam...
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By rolltidegirl93 Blank
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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Hi all - I'm curious as to how many others who have Addison's or other type of adrenal insufficiency also experie...
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I am a 46yr female. I have been sick for quite a long time. 21 years ago I was diagnosed with pustular psoriasis, I w...
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My 35 year old son has Addison's (as part of polyglandular syndrome), and had a blow to the head that caused immediat...
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I was recently tested while being treated for lymes. My Cortisol came back at 5.6...this was at 0830AM Normal range s...
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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 hummerbug Blank
I was diagnosed with Addison's in Feb 2014 and Lupus in Aug, my question is since I was already taking Hydrocortison...
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By Dawn_O Blank
To let you know a bit about me I am 53 year old female who had 7 children and was perfectly healthy, walking 10 miles...
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By SheriLynn1980
I've been sick for about 6 months. Pcp mentioned pots but I think it's a endocrine issue. History of reactive hypog...
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By KLMmom
My 13 year old son eats salt by the box on a daily basis. When he went to his PCP in August, lab work was done. In ...
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