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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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rtjrevieAug 23, 2014
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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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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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JuniperforestNov 01, 2014
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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 Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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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By Laureek Blank
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 dana7227 Blank
Hi, Just curious if you can tell if you have Addisons by looking at your saliva cortisol results? My Dr won't do ...
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By bboop1984 Blank
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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calamfredMay 13, 2014
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By Messick Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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 Timgoes Blank
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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ACTH1234Mar 13, 2014
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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 Blank
I need to know should someone with addison's disease avoid coming in to contact with someone who has shingles.
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