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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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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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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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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 a night, jumping on...
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I've been sick for about 6 months. Pcp mentioned pots but I think it's a endocrine issue. History of reactive hypoglycemia since 16 (34...
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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 September, we found ...
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Hiya! (I'm typing this during nite as I can't sleep..typical me!!) For a while I thought there might be something wrong with my hormones ...
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I'm a 27 year old female who has always lived oneast coast well not always but majority of my lifeI have always thought there was somethi...
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Hello! I was DX with primary Addison's Disease 4 years ago by my very observant doctor. I didn't even realize anything new was going on b...
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I was diagnosed with Addison's disease in August and have been on Prednisone and Fludrocortisone for about 5 weeks now. The difference i...
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Hi, I had spoke to a few of you about them not getting me diagnosed with Addisons and they have now. They have me on Cortef (Hydrocort...
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I have been sick for years. In 2005 I started prednisone due to severe asthma. While in the hospital for an asthma attack, I was on a hea...
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Hi, Just curious if you can tell if you have Addisons by looking at your saliva cortisol results? My Dr won't do the other testing to...
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Hi, I’m hoping some people can hopefully give me some advice please regarding treatment. My history: I’m 30, diagnosed with secondary adr...
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