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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 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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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 Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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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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 Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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 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 Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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 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 Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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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