Addison's Disease Community
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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 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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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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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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By Heidicello Blank
I had a total thyoidectomy for papillary ca in Nov,2011.I did not have RAI because my tumor was .8 cm. Since then the...
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By ronlman Blank
Hi, I'm always cold, need wear like 8 shirts (including 5 sweaters) on top of each other all day. I know my adrenal...
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By LuvlyAthena Blank
I've been sick for years and after many tests no luck. My insurance ran out a month ago and my doctor has left for a ...
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By Karisma853 Blank
I was diagnosed hypothyroid in May 2013. I have also had my first Endo appointment today and she did a physical exami...
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By Rnhell Blank
I have recently been diagnosed with Addisons and have been on meds for three weeks. I have started showing the signs ...
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By strictlyforpain Blank
No my name isn't Alice but the wicked witch and the mad hatter are ruining my life. Symptoms: Hair falling, cannot...
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