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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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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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does anyone have Addison and has had a crisis? what hospital anywhere!! was best I find that doctors are not completely educated on this...
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Hi I have 2 MRI scans the first showed abnormality the second was a close up of the first result and this has shown up the adenoma, I now...
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My 12 yr old daughter has had increasing hyper pigmentation for months , we were thinking it was a puberty thing. But we had her looked...
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Hi I'm new today. I've been on Predisone for 29 years for Ulcerative Colitis. I started Remicade 20 months ago that replaced the need for...
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I was put in the hospital last Sunday and after nearly three years of battling symptoms finally diagnosed with Addison's. I've started th...
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I need to know should someone with addison's disease avoid coming in to contact with someone who has shingles.
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I had a total thyoidectomy for papillary ca in Nov,2011.I did not have RAI because my tumor was .8 cm. Since then they are regulating me ...
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Hi, I'm always cold, need wear like 8 shirts (including 5 sweaters) on top of each other all day. I know my adrenals aren't optimum bas...
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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 new facility. I'm in...
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