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I have Addison's Disease 22 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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Well I was the exact age I am now when I found out I had this disease. I didn't know I had it, I only knew that there was something wrong with me How did you find out about it? I...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I'm 19 and I have Menieres Disease in both of my ears. My disease has affected my hearing more than anything. I'm half deaf, I cannot hear anything out of my right ear, and my left...
    Gabyy17 Gabyy17 18-21, F Feb 18

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    PAN (Patient Access Network) Foundation Launches Financial Assistance for Patients Living with Parkinson’s Disease: http://www.panfoundation.org/news-article-list/365-pan...
    LifeinWoodinville LifeinWoodinville 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 23

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    Well I thought, for some silly reason, that I was the only person with Parkinson's Disease that had the horrible morning toes problem. Turns out it's more common then I thought...
    LifeinWoodinville LifeinWoodinville 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 6

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    its with me daily has been since I was born - I am different because of it - no one can see it or notice it- its my invisible disease. I look healthy active happy and generally...
    blonde10 blonde10 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My Mum has celiac disease . One speck of gluten sends her dashing off to the bogs. So it's a gluten free zone in our household . Actually gluten is a bit like glue . It helps...
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    After months of stomach aches and losing a ton of weight and looking pale, a doctor finally figured it out. So I was diagnosed with Celiac Disease when I was about 2 and a half...
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F Feb 6

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    It's so hard having celiac disease and no one in my house understands and doesn't take me seriously....nothing hurts more than seeing everyone eat pizza and having fun saying whats...
    glisteningheartz glisteningheartz 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 6

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    I have known since 22 that I have this disease. High BP has been my only symptom. Now I feel as though my torso is crowded. Breathing can be difficult especially after eating...
    panoon12 panoon12 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 24

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    22 years old. Already gone through menopause, why not also go through thyroid disease as well to really make me feel like I am in my 60's. The only young part about me is the way I...
    MyCrookedSmile MyCrookedSmile 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 24

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    I tell you where it's from Africa That's from where Ebola comes West Side It hides in the suitcase 2 days later It lands in USA I get it from my girlfriend & give it to my dad I...
    TheRoni3456 TheRoni3456 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    Iv had Crohn's pretty much my entire life. I had my whole large bowel out 3 yrs ago, Stoma for a year (thank god it was reversible) but since then I have suffered agonising fatigue...
    strawberryblonde89 strawberryblonde89 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    And it doesn't go away with time. If you think you have got it, talk to friend who understands you, or with someone who has had trouble dealing with it in the past. Go see a doc if...
    princessodette princessodette 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    I'm a 21 year old male, have had since was 18 but all the doctors said it was eczema for the longest time, until I saw a dermatologist about the lesion on my lip. Every person I...
    Quiet21 Quiet21 18-21, M Feb 12

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    Me too, I was diagnosed when I was 9 (now I'm 14). I've been on the SCD diet to treat it since I was diagnosed and it's kept me in remission for most of that time. When I have a...
    ellajade ellajade 13-15, F Feb 18

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    hi guys , 4 months ago i started getting pain from left wrist , i workout alot so i thought it was from training but after 2 week and pain was still there , i went to doctor and...
    Al1r3zA Al1r3zA 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 20

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    Was diagnosed in 2012. It's still grumbling away and appears to be coming back. I can't remember what it feels like to be normal and happy. I'm a different person from who I used...
    Lalassa Lalassa 22-25, F Feb 20

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    I've had it since I was 9 years old
    ellajade ellajade 13-15, F Feb 21

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    I was diagnosed at 9 (now I'm 14). It can be really hard but what makes it soo much easier for me is camp oasis (summer camp for people with Crohn's and colitis)...ITS SO AMAZING...
    ellajade ellajade 13-15, F Feb 21

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    Does anyone have t CMT TYPE 1A with hypo tropic calve muscles (enlarged calves)?
    KaoriNyte KaoriNyte 26-30, F Feb 22

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    Chrohn's is the worst!! These have been the roughest 2 years of my life so far. Words can not explain my frustration with this. All I want to know is what the hell can I eat...
    beYOUtifulxo beYOUtifulxo 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    So I have been suffering for several years and just had a really really horrible time losing hope and thinking about death and stuff.My family keep put pressure on me..they don't...
    diyaandalbert diyaandalbert 18-21, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have had Addison disease since birth, but was not diagnosed until 1957. I have had many Addisonian crissis over the years, and am currently just recovering after 7 days in ICU...
    addisonjack addisonjack 61-65, M Feb 19

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    Hello every one obviously I'm new here I have early stage cervical cancer and medullary sponge kidney disease I'm just wondering if they are connected somehow cause now I have pain...
    bonnie1979 bonnie1979 31-35, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Hello people, I am 40 years old I have severe periodontal disease, I am not here for pity, its my fault I have this, poor hygiene in my younger years, smoking unfilterred cigrettes...
    Wakeup56 Wakeup56 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Okay this might going to be a long post Does this ever happen to you that you are living a ****** life and then you are straight transported to cloud 9 then again everything comes...
    eriloves1D eriloves1D 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    The Observer 8th February 2015 Doidge: the man teaching us to change our minds Do you believe you can think yourself well, changing the very structure of your brain over time...
    sogdianrock sogdianrock 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 8

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    Life Lessons - by Jason Wachob 1. "You can't connect the dots going forward; you can only connect them looking backward." Steve Jobs was right on the money with this one. There...
    imurfriend imurfriend 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Most people know vitamins and minerals on a daily basis. There is some basics that is needed to fully reap the most benefit from them. Continue reading to find out all the...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M Feb 6

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    Are you well-versed on the needs of your body needs? Many people out there are not sure. Your body needs a wide variety of nutrients everyday and knowing their impact is important...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 7

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    I have recently been diagnosed with Meningitis/Mycoplasma pneumonia encephalitis. I try to google this disease and BARELY find anything about it. What I do read scares the crap...
    amiedawn419 amiedawn419 36-40, F Feb 11

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    Salicin is used to treat mild fever, colds, infections (influenza), acute and chronic rheumatic discomfort, headaches and pain caused by inflammation. Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid...
    decantercentrifuge decantercentrifuge 22-25, F Feb 12

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    You don't have to do it all at once; work your plans. If you want, you can use the information in this article as a guide to help you start your journey toward better nutrition...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    Here's my conspiracy on medical care. I am really starting to notice that's there are more and more diagnosis, diseases, and "vaccinations". There's something for everything. I'm...
    alxvii alxvii 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    So many people keep telling depressed people the same thing over and over and over "Depression is a disease, you can get over it". Like who the hell do you think you are telling...
    Vivrexlxamourxrire Vivrexlxamourxrire 22-25 Feb 23

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