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Addison's Disease Community

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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What are the side effects of long term full Addison's? I had left adrenal gland removed eight years ago due to large tumors. The right gl...
My 19 year old daughter is suffering unexplained severe weight loss (60kg down to 37kg),it started with extreme coldness when exercising,...
2.3 cortisol level but my endo dr said everything is fine' I have a adrenal mass on my left kidney 2.5cm Should I get a second opionion?
Hello I am almost 17 and haven't gotten my period so my doctor sent me for some blood tests. Everything came up normal except my adrenal ...
My family dr diagnosed me with Addison's Disease but not medicated yet. Waiting to see specialist on Friday. Is it common to feel a bur...
Hi, I have posted before, I forgot to mention my Pred amount is 5 mg taken at about 4 am or so, diagnosed in early 2009 with Addison's af...
Hi, I have read so much from the thread about HC vs 5 mg Pred daily, I think I have brain fog just from that alone. When I was diagnosed,...
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...
Is there any evidence that hydrocortisone will, at large develop arthritis? What amount of daily exercise is needed to prevent it?
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...
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...
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...
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...
My 35 year old son has Addison's (as part of polyglandular syndrome), and had a blow to the head that caused immediate unconsciousness. ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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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