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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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    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 13-15, 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I love learning anatomy and physiology, as well a disease and its process in the human body. Death does not scare me, creep me out, or make me sad. It is the bodies natural aging...
    veeshybi veeshybi 18-21, F 48 mins ago

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    I do not have Parkinson's disease but I added this experience because I plan to become a neurologist specializing in Parkinson's disease and I love reading what you have to say...
    emily39 emily39 18-21, F Mar 24

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    I was just diagnosed with Forestier's Disease or DISH...Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosisin in my lower spine. I've had weakness in my legs, lower back for the past 4...
    halley888 halley888 46-50, F Mar 26

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    I have Lupus and Lupus nephritis an incurable autoimmune disease and kidney involvement. One of the issues of living with an incurable disease is that its also an invisible...
    Young24Lupus Young24Lupus 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I was diagnosed with Graves Disease in 2007. My thyroid tests, T3 and T4 were only mildly high but my TSH was less than 0.01. My symptoms were rapid heart rate and dry and...
    purpleizzybee purpleizzybee 61-65 Apr 11

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    I was diagnosed with Graves' disease almost three years ago, and am still not back to normal. I was misdiagnosed for years going in and out of hospitals when I was 17. Since taking...
    brittnikae brittnikae 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Don't know if it just happens to me .. But because I look ok everyone thinks nothing is wrong with me.. Autoimmune diseases you can't see them ... And having to explain to people...
    Louisek81 Louisek81 31-35, F Apr 1

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    I think I might have Cushing's Disease. Looking for someone who can explain what they went through with this.
    Jackson2033 Jackson2033 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Depression is not a disease, no you aren't "crazy" there is nothing "wrong" with you because you hate this life. Really? There is something wrong with you just because you don't...
    superficialife superficialife 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I've had symptoms of Crohn's Disease since I was 13. Having gone through four doctors and two negative colonoscopies (among other tests), it was kind of a relief when I was finally...
    Maeliss Maeliss 18-21, F Apr 7

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    Hello. I was born in 1970 and experienced all the delayed milestones, etc. The Doctor at the time labeled it "floppy child syndrome" but after recent research, I believe that I...
    debbiebarnum debbiebarnum 41-45, F Mar 25

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    Hello, I'm 23 years old and was diagnosed with Mctd when I was 11, I'm just looking for people to chat to who are in my position as I have had such a hard time of things on and off...
    kimbo17 kimbo17 22-25, F Mar 25

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    Does anyone on here use Nuvaring? I'm super moody, throwing up, in a lot of pain and have a horrid headache...anyone else?
    littlebobleep littlebobleep 31-35, F Mar 25

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    I found Vitacost.com a long time ago and really like it,it has a lot of gluten free foods and other products.Here is my referral link for $10 off an order of $30 or more.If you are...
    SparklyRain SparklyRain 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I was first diagnosed when I was about 10 and I am now almost 35. I have been treated with many different forms of both topical ointments and oral steroids over the years...
    RizzB RizzB 31-35, F Mar 27

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    Its my daughter that has Dariers, inherited from her dad she is now 12 but was showing symptoms at 2!! she has topical ointments and washes to use but obviously its v hard for her...
    exhaustedx10 exhaustedx10 41-45, F Mar 28

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    I slept in the hotel. The night produced an air raid of sound and light. I slept for only a few hours. Hardly a surprise to anyone familiar with me. I dreamt of a giant snake...
    faintking faintking 26-30, M Mar 28

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    I am 24 and I got glass in my eye on accident. When I went to get checked they found 2 Tumors in my left eye and 1 in my right. So far I've had surgery on my left eye, cryotherapy...
    LaVolpeDice LaVolpeDice 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    I am 16 going on 17. I was diagnosed with MCTD when I was 13. I try to do my best to get through the hard days but it's not easy. I'm better in warmer weather so I plan on going to...
    bri527 bri527 16-17, F Apr 2

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    Hi, my name is Karla, I have been suffering with lymes chronic for the last 2 years. I need some advice on vitamins or foods that can help ease the pain and affects of lymes!!! I'm...
    karlaprince karlaprince 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Can anyone explain what the signs and symptoms were for them?
    Jackson2033 Jackson2033 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I started having severe migraines at the end of 2008, but I was dealing with it. In June of 2009 I ended up at the hospital I couldn't take it anymore. They did blood work and an...
    rascal1974 rascal1974 36-40, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    My name is Gordn .I am in my mid 50s ,single and suffer parkinsons.I live alone and I worry about the future and being alone.More than anything I want to share my life with someone...
    Gordane Gordane 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    i was diagnosed of hep b in 2009 while i was in the university.. i constantly felt sick in the year 2006, when and how i had it i dont know. since 2011 i have been having series of...
    nanacquah nanacquah 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Reasons Why Sex Should Wait Until Marriage and not to have outside marriage 1. Sex is a powerful force that can destroy if not used properly. Like atomic power, sex is the most...
    Sarah4567 Sarah4567 22-25, F 17 Responses Apr 2

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    i KNOW i can help. I have had Vestibular Migraines for 4 years now and I have a step by step way to take back control of your life and go back to living. Now before i go any...
    SOPHDOG SOPHDOG 22-25, F Apr 3

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    Just found out that a respected Natural Hair guru died from Lupus. I'm so sad. She was an amazing spirit who showed the world that black women are not defined by stereotypes and...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F Apr 11

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    I have been suffering from this skin condition for about 4-5 years. It sort of began slowly progressing as I was in high school and then further on. I used to think that this...
    Dianaangel Dianaangel 18-21, F Apr 12

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    This is an email from one of my friends, sent yesterday. Because of its impact and deeply powerful message, I wish to share it with you, in the hopes this might give you the...
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    Hello, My name is Megan and I'm 30 years old. For the past 8 years, I've been struggling with anorexia/bulimia. I was officially diagnosed two years ago and up until then I had no...
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    Experience 19 Reagan and the FBI I’m trying to keep this brief and tell my experiences in order. Previous story explain things to this point. Some names were changed. Yes, all...
    RiverBedView RiverBedView 56-60, M Mar 31

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    To the patients who have Lupus or other diseases, what diseases do you have? How long have you had it? Do you feel this diseases is going kill you? Got any "I almost died...
    heartbroken69 heartbroken69 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    " Alzheimer's Disease Research - BrightFocus Foundation 22512 Gateway Center Drive , Clarksburg , Maryland 20871 , USA www.brightfocus.org/alzheimers ; ( 301 ) 948 - 3244 As...
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    p>Dengue fever is a highly dangerous disease. It has claimed thousands of lives worldwide. So far, there is no specific medication to treat the fever. Once contracted the disease...
    hemasbags hemasbags 26-30, F Apr 14

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    Endometriosis is a common gynecological diseases, it can be divided into two types: the external endometriosis and internal endometriosis. Due to different causes, symptoms, the...
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    As you know, this is a chronic disease with no known cure found in the Dermatology world. We are treating with Microcurrent and have had amazing results! The microcurrent is a very...
    drebertchiro14 drebertchiro14 56-60 5 days ago

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    My name is Tracy, I am 49 years old and have had HS since I was about 17, but this disease was only diagnosed with a name about 10 years ago. I honestly did not realize just how...
    pech0252 pech0252 46-50, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    The next chapter of my life, after 14 years of being married to a alcoholic. The first of March this year my wife broke down, alcohol had gotten the best of her. She made the most...
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    Affliction with Restriction This disease is killing me, and destroying my life, l know now I can not wait. Please doctor tell me what must be done to escape this inherited fate...
    Somethingelsetotry Somethingelsetotry 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    I'm starting to go back and forth between being depressed, and being perfectly fine. In order for people to fully understand how I am feeling, here is my story. I started out the...
    SaronaOsamaru SaronaOsamaru 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Stole this fro somebody else but i love when science can help me believe in something/give further proof ... <3 Science And The Bible This chart shows scientific facts and...
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    We Are Just Different Shades Of Brown {originally written October 20, 2008; updated and revised 07/04/2012}My fellow Americans and those who have chosen to call themselves...
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    I will be a veterinarian in couple of weeks. In two weeks I am doing final exams in swine diseases. And I wonder if there is some other cardiovascular disease except endocarditis...
    pitrscz pitrscz 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I was never sick as a child-actually, quite the opposite. I was strong, rambunctious, energetic, and was constantly getting in to this I wasn't supposed to. Lol. So, fast forward...
    RustyJames2130 RustyJames2130 31-35, F Mar 23

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    It has been 2 1/2 years since my husband's passing. He was 42. We have two girls who were 15 and 9 at the time. They are now 17 and 11. My husband died of complications from...
    mom1sws mom1sws 46-50, F Mar 23

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