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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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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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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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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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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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I have been panhypopituitary for 6 years. You'd think I would know everything about my condition by now, but I don't....
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I am a fifty year old male and I am presently treating for heavy metal toxicity (mercury and lead), which I have been...
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Hello! I have been diagnosed with Addison's disease for 4.5 years. I have only had one crisis about a year after diag...
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I have recently been diagnosed with addisons disease and was under the impression it was just stresses such as infect...
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I have recently been diagnosed with addisons disease and every time I am on my period I feel really sick, dizzy and t...
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My morning cortisol level was 3.7 So doctor spoke to an endo and he recommended doing an acth stim (I'm in the hospi...
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I feel debilitated and just received my 24 hour saliva test results. They are as follows: DHEA is 485.72 pg/ml **H...
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