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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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    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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    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 1 Response Feb 10, 2013

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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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    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 1 Response Jun 26, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    Lately I have been feeling so tired and weak and finding myself wanting to sleep all the time. This is not normal for me because all my life I've been a girl with tons of energy...
    hannahphillips hannahphillips 13-15, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I was diagnosed with mixed connective tissue disease last year, I was miserable and desperate for a better life. I decided to fight back and I became a fitness coach for Team...
    lizmidkiff lizmidkiff 22-25 5 days ago

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    Just recently diagnosed with degenerative disc disease in L4; L5 :( i was a very active person,played basketball and gym mostly everyday. Im told not to engage in any high impact...
    giabaoc giabaoc 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Research on Movement Disorders! If you live in the San Francisco Bay area or Boston area, we are looking for people to participate in a research study on the topic of living with...
    tovalynn tovalynn 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    Hi all, I Have a grown son with Hirschsprung's disease and would love to offer support or advice to any other mums out there who need it. Xx
    palmerli1 palmerli1 41-45, F a week ago

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    I took my child to the doctor for a blood test and the test results came out that she has celiac disease, I was confused because my child is always a healthy child without any...
    siujdisjiujs siujdisjiujs 70+, F 4 days ago

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    Usually not a day-to-day issue for me. But when an infection flares up, watch out. Starting to feel one coming. Dammit.
    Sicarium Sicarium 36-40, M 3 hrs ago

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    This is proof. http://youtu.be/UtBsl3j0YRQ
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    Do you every just feel so ******* angry you want to just scream and hope that your lungs will collapse and kill you? I have..
    pimpchen pimpchen 16-17, F Mar 27

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    i am wondering if anyone has these features with their pd. 1. when i get freezing and i cant lift my feet to walk across a room i can still walk up stairs. 2. when i freeze and...
    whatchimecallit whatchimecallit 56-60, F Mar 29

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    I am 43 year old male. I have had digestive issues most of my adult life. On June 1, I go in to the GI doctor to see what is wrong with me. Why have I waited so long. To be...
    dynamic71 dynamic71 41-45, M Apr 2

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    Thought all you celiacs would enjoy this: Types of people when they find out I'm a celiac: The careless: oh, you have to digest it in order to get sick, right? I can play with my...
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I am a 17 year old girl i suffer from depression but mostly a heart failure Cardiomyopathy and i got an inherited disorder called Porphyria that my dad's friend try to find a cure...
    KateDark51 KateDark51 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Herpes is nothing but a skin condition, and will herpes kill you or your life? My answer is NO! Herpes is not a deadly disease and it should NEVER be defined as stigma, and it can...
    alicerichael alicerichael 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    How to build a new body in 12 months! This is an amazing story. I'm posting on how it is possible to regain your health. For the past year, I've been reading and finding useful...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 6 Responses Apr 15

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    When most people hear the words "eating disorder", they imagine a white middle-class teenage girl. And they think the girl chooses to restrict, binge, or purge her eating because...
    Musicwillsaveyoursoul Musicwillsaveyoursoul 16-17, F Mar 30

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    I’m a mom, I have an autoimmune disease and I have two children with an autoimmune disease. Most of the time life is fine. Most of the time I am fine. This week I am not...
    alwaysfun2b alwaysfun2b 46-50, F Apr 11

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    Spinach Super Healing Food Why Spinach Is a Super-Healing Food You already knew spinach was good for you, but did you know just how good? Spinach protects against eye disease and...
    JosephSpartanCrimson JosephSpartanCrimson 26-30, M Apr 3

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    I despise drugs, but ultimately it's the people who do them that are to blame for the consequences. I have had so many reasons and chances to fall into the drug life but chose not...
    karebearxoxo karebearxoxo 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Beware… long post ahoy! In my opinion the DUI machine is nothing but a cash cow with no real intention of promoting public safety. Before I share my thoughts on this I need to...
    MidnightX2 MidnightX2 36-40, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am your Disease. I hate meetings. I hate your higher power. I hate anyone who has a program. To all who come in contact with me, I wish you suffering and death. Allow me to...
    ajb234 ajb234 41-45, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Carrot Super Healing Food Why Carrots Are a Super-Healing Food Carrots are a great source of the potent antioxidants known as carotenoids. Diets high in carotenoids have been...
    JosephSpartanCrimson JosephSpartanCrimson 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Now that I am older it seems that my forever lack of energy is actually something more. MS or MG or an endless list of possibilities. Mitochondrial diseases seem to be the...
    katesisco katesisco 66-70, F Apr 18

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    இ≻–‵៸–‵– ♥Positive Energy giving“Magnetism is one of the 5 Fundamental Forces of the Universe, with the other 4 being Gravity, Duct Tape...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have Trigeminal Neuralgia. Also known as "the suicide disease" because before effective treatments were available, people would take their own lives because of the agonizing...
    kayblue kayblue 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 28

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    I was diagnosed with it three years ago. I slowly started to realize that my level of pain probably wasn’t in the average range when it increased with each day. I sometimes...
    mishale80 mishale80 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I have congenital cervical stenosis (more about lumbar spine later) with severe degenerative disc disease. Saw a Neurosurgeon Monday and he says I need surgery. Problem is, I have...
    VixBux VixBux 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I know there's already a lot of romanticism in this group towards time periods with a myriad of issues, but I suppose I'll throw mine on the pile, and maybe it'll sound less crazy...
    Unbeholden Unbeholden 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    Kiwi Super Healing Food. Why Kiwifruit Is a Super-Healing Food This tiny, nutrient-dense fruit packs an amazing amount of vitamin C (double the amount found in oranges), has more...
    JosephSpartanCrimson JosephSpartanCrimson 26-30, M Apr 2

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    Guava Super Healing Food Why Guavas Are a Super-Healing Food Guavas are a small tropical fruit that can be round, oval, or pear-shaped. They're not all that common, so they...
    JosephSpartanCrimson JosephSpartanCrimson 26-30, M Apr 2

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    Onion Super Healing Food Why Onions Are a Super-Healing Food Onions get a bad rap for their effect on breath, but that's not the only part of the body where they pack a wallop...
    JosephSpartanCrimson JosephSpartanCrimson 26-30, M Apr 3

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    Please be careful if you have any sort of liver disease : no grapefruit. No rosemary tea or oil. I had some of those and experienced liver pains and nausea and fatigue. Also with...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Eating healthy today is very important and knowing what you put in your body.Vitamins can help you get more from your exercise plan. This will allow your muscles to recover more...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 5

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