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I have Addison's Disease 23 People

    My Daily Struggles...

    I was diagnosed with Addison's disease 13 yrs ago. At first it was difficult and I was sick a lot until the drs found the right mix of mede. I take hydrocortisone and florinef. I have been told I need to reduce my hydrocortisone (25 mg daily) as it will cause me issues in the...
    hopingforabetterlife hopingforabetterlife 41-45 2 Responses Jul 10, 2012

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    21 yrs of screaming the place down with pain,

    unbelievable fatigue, no diagnosis for 10 yrs, there was no internet back then. When I finally got diagnosed with fms I was put on drugs but am chemically sensitive so ended up unable to move for a week each time. I didn't believe the diagnosis because none of the remedies...
    tubbypurple tubbypurple 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    Battling To Get Diagnosis For Possible Addison's

    Hi there I live in a third world country in Africa and am really battling. My questions are: 1) If your normal ACTH and Cortisol blood tests are normal, does that mean that a ACTH stimulation test will turn up negative for Addison's as well? 2) I am on cortisone treatment for...
    Simone1974 Simone1974 36-40, F Oct 18, 2012

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    Had Enough Of This Disease

    Been diagnosed with addisons 2 yr ago since Christmas been struggling with skin irritation sensitivity anyone else have this
    Tinagriffiths Tinagriffiths 31-35, F Feb 10, 2013

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    Addison Disease

    i was diagnosed with Addison disease when i was fourteen years old i began not feeling well developed a very dark tan and started to loose my appetite. at first my family and i thought nothing of it and doctors would tell me i don't have anything wrong with me. then it started to...
    draven1000 draven1000 22-25 2 Responses Sep 6, 2012

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    The Path Of Addison's Disease

    I was 27 years old, it was August, 1978, and I had just gone through a complete body cramp that was so painful it cut off my breathing. I was so weak from not being able to eat and was looking out the window. "I'm going to die". It was a simple statement of fact. I was not scared...
    ssfrisky ssfrisky 61-65 Sep 10, 2012

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    Addisons. Polyglandular Autoimmune Syndrome Type 1

    I have polyglandular autoimmune syndrome type 1, my condition is very rare, so i do most ofthe researching by myself, i was diagnosed in yr 6 and am almost in year 11, it has had me thinking for the past few weeks and i really just need an insight from someone who has this. My...
    sheakyshea sheakyshea 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 26, 2013

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    I was diagnosed with Meniere's Disease in April 2014. What I experienced was feeling dizzy, tired (very tired), could not get up to go to work and some ringing in one ear. I...
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    I was diagnosed 2 weeks before my 18th birthday through an ultrasound taken after contracting a very nasty kidney infection. At my age I have no real noticeable changes, just...
    theinevitablechange theinevitablechange 18-21, F Oct 11

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    And she tries to make me feel bad about the fact that I haven't made an effort to talk to her in four years (I had an awful childhood because of her). She has apparently been...
    haroni haroni 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    polycystic kidney disease runs through my dads side of the family. I was diagnosed 4 months ago when my menstrual cycle was not right I had a ultra sound and they found cysts not...
    chlo3ann3 chlo3ann3 13-15, F Oct 4

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    I'll tell you who's fult it is government science it's them messing with there damn tubes trying to fined cures they end up making worst diseases
    Wolf267 Wolf267 13-15, M 2 Responses Oct 9

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    I was diagnosed with Crohn's in June of 2014. I am having one of those days where I feel like the disease is leading me around by the nose. I try to keep my optimism but I...
    craftymom24 craftymom24 41-45, F Oct 12

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    Today I stopped by an saw my mother who has Alzheimer's disease and my father has dementia. I have been trying to find them an assisted living center that they can move into...
    ColumbiaTiger ColumbiaTiger 41-45, M 4 Responses Oct 17

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    I go through phases with Parkinson's disease. At times I feel lucky that I have this and not something that will outright kill me. Then there are other times, like now, where I...
    LifeinWoodinville LifeinWoodinville 41-45, M a week ago

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    Hey ! I have had this disease since I was 9 years old. I am 22 now. I was sick for a large amount of my childhood. I been in remission for 7 years. I have been experiencing this...
    evermoreme evermoreme 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I was diagnosed with Chrons in 2006, when I was 21, after immediate surgery to remove a ruptured abscess that had formed. From the moment I woke up in recovery to now, 8 year later...
    SamathaA SamathaA 26-30, F Sep 30

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    I wish I could read minds. Selectively of course. That way when my mom is having one of her bad days where she was responding to internal stimuli and not making any damn sense when...
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    Im new to this site...i have a son with HD and GDD, he is 3yrs old now, his been through a lot with 6x surgery 6x episodes of enterocolitis, his last hospitalization was january...
    jamilavictoria jamilavictoria 31-35, F Oct 5

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    I have this too. I was not diagnosed with it until 2014 but have been experiencing these symptoms since October 2008. The doctors all told me it was eczema. I have used every over...
    Rosalindjts Rosalindjts 26-30, F Oct 7

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    I am a 42 year old woman. Since June, I had a tough day, I started to have discomfort in the left side of the neck and jaw. I thought that one blame wisdom teeth which I had to...
    StellaAlex StellaAlex 41-45, F Oct 8

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    Last night I moved a bunch of furniture around in order to make it easier for my mother to get through her room/bathroom using a walker or a wheel chair. Today I am getting...
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    Wake up people. Learn. This isn't the first time the government has lied & manipulated us many times in the pass. Wake up people.. Fear not www.theeventchronicle.com/ebola/ghana...
    Vendetta18 Vendetta18 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    I can't stop laughing from this
    PuppyGirl748 PuppyGirl748 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 15

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    Well, since the cost of my mother's care will go up quite a bit I have resorted to begging for money via GoFundMe. Lol It't can't hurt...but I don't high hopes of it helping. Long...
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 16

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    Hospice is coming in for an evaluation tomorrow morning! *Fingers crossed!*
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F Oct 17

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    I have a grandma with stage seven dementia and she can be far out there but when I ever I go visit her she remembers everything. But when she is out there she is having a good time...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 17

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    I REALLY hope Hospice comes on board tomorrow. I can't get mom to eat or drink and I am losing my mind.
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 17

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    I am sick, but not of a very serious illness. Still, up to now they told me it is not curable, and I have to live with it my whole life. My whole digestive system is ****** up, my...
    Serenahil Serenahil 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    The guilt is getting to me. Perhaps because I have never really felt guilty before. lol On Sunday I started paying for 24/7 care at home for my mother. On Sunday, I was so...
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Ugh. If I cannot get a doctor to do an anterior hip replacement on mom, I don't know what I'll do. There's only so much morphine you can give a person, and she is in pain and angry...
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I hate the rule if confidentiality. If someone has herpes, aids or sexual diseases I feel they deserve to e expose or wear something so that people know. It is not fair to the...
    Depressionislethal Depressionislethal 16-17, M 10 mins ago

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    -usually a very active, happy, crazy, life living kinda gal! but lately been defeated by fibromyalgia... I know fibromyalgia is said to be triggered from depression and anxiety...
    tljsmtc tljsmtc 22-25, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Stupid isn't a disease. But it sure spreads like one
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 5 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Would you be upset if I told you we were dying? And every cure they gave us was a lie? Oh! They mean it when they say we're dead and doomed And every single symptom brings us...
    rehn65 rehn65 16-17, M 25 mins ago

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    Everybody should have a medical dna test before bringing kids into this world. I don't want to spread more genetic disease into the world just because I wanted to reproduce and...
    OceanNymph OceanNymph 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 12

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    DM - "Shake the Disease" http://youtu.be/XwMVItMKQig I'm not going down on my knees, begging you to adore me Can't you see it's misery and torture for me? When I'm misunderstood...
    wanderingmpc wanderingmpc 41-45, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    It is said that people feel good when they look good. In the society today, so much attention is put on how we look that even young children grow to be self conscious very early in...
    edr567 edr567 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 2

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    U.S. Government claims exclusive ownership over its "invention" of Ebola The "SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION" section of the patent document also clearly claims that the U.S. government...
    Hiddenheart101 Hiddenheart101 56-60, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    Sugary soft drinks may be linked to accelerated DNA ageing – study Research finds that people who reported drinking 350ml of fizzy drink per day had DNA changes typical of cells...
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    One excuse I heard to not vaccinate your children is, "The diseases they vaccinate against are obscure." Well, DUH! Diseases they vaccinate against are obscure BECAUSE of vaccines...
    gingershuman gingershuman 36-40, M Sep 25

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    Self-hypnosis consists of utilizing strategies to relax on your own, and tutorial by yourself through the images which will make quitting smoking cigarettes perform. This system...
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    "While I agree that no claims of treatment or cures should ever be made against any disease until they are supported by substantial evidence, there are some shocking facts about...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 26

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    Hi, I am looking for a physical therapist or a PTA to get information! I am currently a student at a 2 year technical college .I was originally going for nursing school in 2006 but...