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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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ALD_LifeJun 07, 2013
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I would like to introduce you to ALD Life. We are a patient support group and registered charity for patients and fam...
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Hi all, In the last year my son[15] has suffered severe fatigue with syncope, he has had episodes of a low heart ...
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By cashe2 Blank
I started getting some symptoms back in high school (approx. 14 years ago). Over the years the symptoms came and wen...
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What is in YOUR emergency kit and what do you carry it in? What else do you carry in case of emergency? For example,...
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By SuzyQu Blank
I'm going in for a Vitrectomy (eye surgery) due 2 retinol hemorrhage, which caused me 2 go partially blind in 1 eye. ...
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TerryAnneMar 25, 2013
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By phelyne Blank
I know addison's and cushings are opposites but I've been having extreme symptoms of both for years. It started with ...
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TerryAnneMar 25, 2013
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By harmony21115 Blank
Hiya I am new here I have been told after just one blood test that I have low cortisol and this is due to inha...
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TerryAnneMar 25, 2013
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By harmony21115 Blank
hi all i posted here before and had some helpful advice - i have now had two blood tests for cortisol which are b...
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TerryAnneMar 25, 2013
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By kmtmom1 Blank
I have been experiencing all the symptoms of Addison's for 6 months now. I was referred to a specialist that ran sev...
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Hi, I received the results from the stim test and the doctor said it was completely normal. Cortisol 8:00 AM 4.2 Ran...
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I have a pill phobia and I choke on my pills every time I have to swallow one due to hesitation. Is there a way it so...
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I have a 15 year old daughter who has dark circles under her eyes, dark pigmentation on her knuckles, elbows and knee...
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ive typed this so i will shorten it. in sept i had a horrible addys crash. intensive care 5 days. discharged with 27 ...
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Hi, just got results back for my son RDV with his endo next wednesday, can anyone give me an idea?? cortisol bas...
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Shawe123Jan 27, 2013
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By Shawe123 Blank
Hi everyone. Okay so here's the deal I'm having chronic nausea and vomiting that has gone on for years I'm sick of it...
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I have had Addison's disease for 30 years and am on 30 mg. of hydrocortisone and .1mg of florinef per day. I was re...
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By phelyne Blank
Hello. I am really hoping to get some insight on what could be going on so i can become healthy enough to return to w...
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By summertime81579 Blank
im 33 female i have addisons and a seizure dysorder in the last yr i have had to have 12 blood transfusions but the d...
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By kitkat706 Blank
I have had a calcified adrenal gland for several years and would like to know something about what that causes in the...
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Hi, my wife age of 34 had remove her left adrenal gland last Jun due to adrenal tumor which causing Cushing Syndrome....
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