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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 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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By mssmokey Blank
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
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 swankmaster_d Blank
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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By Tylbowler
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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By MathGuyScott
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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By rtjrevie
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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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 hummerbug
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
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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By Juniperforest
Hiya! (I'm typing this during nite as I can't sleep..typical me!!) For a while I thought there might be something wro...
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By smash227
I'm a 27 year old female who has always lived oneast coast well not always but majority of my lifeI have always thoug...
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By invisibleDeborah
Hello! I was DX with primary Addison's Disease 4 years ago by my very observant doctor. I didn't even realize anythin...
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By TN_Christie
I was diagnosed with Addison's disease in August and have been on Prednisone and Fludrocortisone for about 5 weeks no...
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By Dawn_O
Hi, I had spoke to a few of you about them not getting me diagnosed with Addisons and they have now. They have me ...
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