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I have Addison's Disease 23 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I was diagnosed about 3 years ago. Been sick for at least 5 years, probably longer. I have tried many meds and still can't get my disease out of an active state. Not sure what...
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    I believe it's a disease. It's sad that girls find that the right way to go even though everyone is best the way they are. No one should feel they need to change in order to keep...
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    Depression is not a disease, you cant catch it you can not spread it, and depression can not be "cured" in the same way as say diabetes or a flu *rolls eyes*
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    My mom has Chronic Lyme Disease.
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    three more diseases to hit the world
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