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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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Hello there, I have been diagnosed with the Addison's disease about 10 years ago and doing very well since then. I'd like to check one...
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I am a 27 year old male and very confused at the moment about what test and who I need to see for possible adrenal issues. (BACKGROU...
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What makes your adrenal glands pump out adrenaline? I know CRH from the hypothalamus tells the pituitary to pump out ACTH to tell the ad...
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What are the side effects of long term full Addison's? I had left adrenal gland removed eight years ago due to large tumors. The right gl...
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My 19 year old daughter is suffering unexplained severe weight loss (60kg down to 37kg),it started with extreme coldness when exercising,...
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2.3 cortisol level but my endo dr said everything is fine' I have a adrenal mass on my left kidney 2.5cm Should I get a second opionion?
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Hello I am almost 17 and haven't gotten my period so my doctor sent me for some blood tests. Everything came up normal except my adrenal ...
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My family dr diagnosed me with Addison's Disease but not medicated yet. Waiting to see specialist on Friday. Is it common to feel a bur...
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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 2009 with Addison's af...
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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. When I was diagnosed,...
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Is there any research being done on Addison's and MS combined for new treatment and or meds? My granddaughter has both and is not doing w...
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Is there any evidence that hydrocortisone will, at large develop arthritis? What amount of daily exercise is needed to prevent it?
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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 October 2014 with Ad...
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I have primary Addisions , Remitting MS, and most recently diagnosis of COPD. Now I don't know but I am inclined to think they are all on...
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I have had addisons or should I say been diagnosed for 4 years now was working electrical superintendent 20 years same company they let m...
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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 experience shortness of bre...
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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 was put on 60mg of pr...
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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 immediate unconsciousness. ...
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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 states 8-19. My Aldos...
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I was diagnosed with Addison's in Feb 2014 and Lupus in Aug, my question is since I was already taking Hydrocortisone why did they add P...
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