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Addison's Disease Community

This is a patient support forum for Addison’s disease (also known as Primal Adrenal Insufficiency or Hypocortisolism). Discussions include symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, and support.
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I just had my ACTH Stim test. Results were: Cortisol Baseline: = 8.67 Costisol at 30 min = 15.1 Cortisol at 60 min = 18.6 Have to...
I have low blood pressure and prescribed this medication
I have had severe fatigue issues for years, low blood pressure, tachycardia, and stomach problems. I struggle to get to sleep, and then i...
Hi. I am a 21 year old female with adrenal insuffiency (Addison's disease). I am on dexamethasone 0.75mg once a day and honestly I can no...
I am a IDD diabetic (type-1) 38yrs , CKD-3, with RRMS (Multiple Sclerosis) 50+, psoriasis and Hx of Rheumatic Fever . Back last year, m...
Hi all - I'm curious as to how many others who have Addison's or other type of adrenal insufficiency also experience shortness of bre...
Please don't disregard my question just because Addison's affects only 1 in 100,000 people. I have had Addison's for 15yrs, and I am now ...
I went into hospital on the 24th December 2012. I was in intensive care for 5 days in a coma I was then moved to high dependency for anot...
I am just in the process of my diagnosis and I have a question for you all. Before you began your treatments, how did your body react to...
I am a 33 year old mother to four children and I have suffered since high school in extreme ways similar to Addison's symptoms. I feel at...
I used to have low blood pressure a lot and have required iv hydration for three years. Everyone at first thought it was my chrons causin...
I have had chronic fatigue for almost 2 years now--extreme fatigue, where the smallest things will do me in,and I'm too tired/weak to exe...
So this might be me overreacting and panicking for no reason but just hear me out lol. I've had this strange salty, powdery substance on/...
Hello. I have had Addison’s since I was 25 years old. I take hydrocortisone, synthroid, and Florinef. I am now 45. I smoke, drink ca...
Hi I just took the acth stimilation test and went for results my doc still hasnt gone over them but I only have a family doctor. My morni...
Congratulations rumpled- thank you for your service as a CL!  Please take a moment to reach out to rumpled, and give a shout out for ...
I have secondary adrenal deficiency due to pituitary injury. I've been taking 5mg prednisone in the morning and 5mg Cortef at noon. Nor...
I have MS and over 3 years was given large doses of steroids {including 1,500 mg of steroids by infusion over 3 days twice } for uveitis...
Does anyone else with Primary Addisons have normal BP before taking any morning Medication I have had Primary Addisons for 7 years now ...
Hi, I was diagnosed with dysautonomia (POTS more specifically) a few months ago and have had symptoms for two and a half years. My di...
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