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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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ScyllabelleJun 14, 2013
TerryAnneMar 25, 2013
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By Shawe123 Blank
Hi, I'm only 13 and I have addisons i struggle daily with nausea. I need some tips because my parents have no idea wh...
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TheLightSeekerOct 10, 2013
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By sueh143 Blank
I suddenly developed a number of symptoms when my father became terminally ill about 6 months ago.He died 2 months af...
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By cap132 Blank
I am a 24 year active firefighter newly diagnosed with Addisons disease. I am looking for other firefighters with ad...
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By gifree Blank
Greetings All, I am a 41 year old male, in good shape, but have had a life-time of wide-ranging symptoms that at t...
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By princess431 Blank
being that I have addisions and my thyroid gland does not function what so ever, would I still be able to get pierci...
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By seanto Blank
So around end of april 2012 I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia after going to the doctor for muscle pain/ muscle weakn...
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By rocknmum Blank
This is going to be long winded and I apologize. I'm 26 years old and after doing some research believe I may have ad...
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By adelle55 Blank
I just had my cortisol checked this morning and it was a 1. I'm still waiting for my aldosterone and renin levels to ...
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By K273 Blank
My father has Schmidt's syndrome. He is out of shape and eats poorly. I am healthy and workout and have since highs...
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By ALD_Life Blank
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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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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phelyneFeb 13, 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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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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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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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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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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