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I have Addison's Disease 22 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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Hello everyone, I have had to find a place to vent my frustrations and hope that putting my experience into words will help me on my current journey. The lack of support from...
    linrob14 linrob14 46-50, F Aug 4

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    Hello everyone, I have had to find a place to vent my frustrations and hope that putting my experience into words will help me on my current journey. The lack of support from...
    linrob14 linrob14 46-50, F Aug 4

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    I know what you're going through and I'm so sorry that you are. When I read this group and the postings in it, I cried the entire time because your experiences are eerily close to...
    smgreen1703 smgreen1703 22-25, F Aug 24

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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...
    Enaed Enaed 46-50, F 3 days ago

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    More truthfully, my 4 year old has Wolman Disease. Does anyone out there have this? Live with this? Have a child that is healthy and living a happy life despite this? I'd love...
    AquaMama AquaMama 31-35, F Aug 4

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    I'm not sure if I'm even reaching the right support group. I'm 32 years old I have just been diagnosed with Mixed connective tissue disease a few months ago, I have had 3 grand mal...
    monim23 monim23 31-35, F Aug 11

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    i started having panic and anxiety attacks when i was 9. people thought i was being abused i wasnt and didnt know what anxiety was i was 9! it wasnt until i was 23 that a keen...
    ericseamless ericseamless 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    I got diagnosed about a year ago and everyone's always thought I was always scared do to my bulging eyes turns out I have Graves' disease
    germany100 germany100 18-21, F Aug 12

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    I have polycystic kidney disease. The largest cyst measures 6cm in right and 5cm in left kidney. the latest scan report says that 'corticomedullary differentiation lost in with...
    aneetasree aneetasree 31-35, F Aug 22

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    Yesterday, something happened to me that scared the crap out of me. For more than ten years, I have had Ménière's disease. I was shopping in Target when I was suddenly hit with...
    scottdavidsmith scottdavidsmith 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    I'm 29 y.o. now. Living in eastern Europe. For 8 year I'm aware that I have Lyme Disease. 8 years ago my neurological (only - no joint pain) blew up my life. I was a second college...
    someSadMan someSadMan 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I found out I have Celiac in 2008. I cannot eat bread, pasta, or cereal that contains wheat, barley, or rye. Anyone want to share recipes for gluten free?
    jrice356 jrice356 46-50, F 5 hrs ago

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    I had this patch of tanned skin on my stomach and my arm-pits in large blobs across my body for over a year. It was very confidence ruining, and I was scared of it spreading on to...
    xSundip xSundip 18-21, M Aug 6

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    I was told I had keinbock's about 12 yrs. ago had surgery to shorten bone in my right arm. That helped with pain for about two yrs. so I stayed working but since then pain has...
    icequeen029 icequeen029 31-35, F Aug 11

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    I was born with a small right ventricle that doesn't pump so now I am living with half a heart! Stroke survivor, open heart surgery surviver, 3 major heart surgery survivor.
    Klcataldo Klcataldo 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    Last year in August I got extremely sick. So sick that I passed out in a grocery store and ended up in the hospital. They said I was just dehydrated. Gave me some fluids and sent...
    connorelaine connorelaine 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Recently I have found out that I have got a STD, which I have apparently had for a while now. I didn't realize that the pains I was having and had for a while could even be...
    littlewozit18 littlewozit18 18-21, F Aug 23

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    Can someone here explain to me the kind of pain and location they had/have during issues with their liver? And any other symptoms? I have been having mild but persistent acking...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have gitelmans syndrome. Ya it's weird... Anyone else?
    Keekeem Keekeem 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    In Indonesia, the government has presented a new universal healthcare scheme called Jaminan Kesehatan Nasional (JKN). The scheme includes health insurance will be comprehensive to...
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    I am a Russian man and I would like to share a story about my life. When I was 7 years old, I began to go to school. I was surrounded by my parents, my maternal grandfather and his...
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    And I just want to make it clear that physician-assisted suicide is NOT the same as euthanasia. For those who do not know, physician-assisted suicide refers to the physician...
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    having to take meds. just to be able to smile every day and not wake up crying.. It's literally just torture. Whoever else going through severe depression, im so sorry for you and...
    SubmissiveSecrets SubmissiveSecrets 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    i went to the doctors one day for a physical, the lady sent me to endocrinologist. he took my blood work and said my levels were very low and i was too take a pill of 88 milligrams...
    mlnoon96 mlnoon96 18-21, F 27 mins ago

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    He doesn't give a **** about me. All his actions prove that I mean nothing to him. His words tell me otherwise. But talk is a disease and action is it's cure! I don't want to...
    secretdestiny secretdestiny 18-21, F 19 hrs ago

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    Affordable Cosmetic Dentistry London. While conventional dentistry focuses on oral hygiene and preventing, diagnosing and treating oral disease, cosmetic dentistry centers on...
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    Perth may be the money and greatest city in Western Australia which has a populace that exceeds 2 million. The city is developed on water.Since the Waterlogic selection of water...
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    There are times when I feel like I'm the only person around. There are times when I look into the mirror, searching my body for even the tiniest detail that I may like, yet I end...
    MystiqueDesire MystiqueDesire 13-15, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    The straightforward response isn't any, if ample bone is accessible to settle for the implant. The methods can all be accomplished from the dental surgery, making use of only...
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    There may be negligible soreness associated with possibly of those surgical actions, certainly not more than getting a tooth extracted, and usually fewer. Dentist prescribed...
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    All my life People call me a good person, they say that actions speak louder then words. They aren't aware of how close I am to the edge and how closer I get every day. I always...
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    was diagnosed with JRA, Glaucoma, and Uveitis at a very young age. The uveitis came first at age 7, then the glaucoma and JRA followed shortly after. The minute one flares the rest...
    Alma24 Alma24 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I have struggled with my husband's disease for at least 25 years of the 36 we've been married. I never realized that I married into this disease, as I was always the kind of...
    Stndingrl Stndingrl 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    "Diseased" Leave your mark under my skin Oh my how strong you are And feast your eyes on my disdain And hope this one won't scar I will never belong to you, again I will never...
    ambular1006 ambular1006 22-25, F Aug 12

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    With the recent death of Robin Williams, suicide has become a hot topic of discussion. As I read the many thoughts shared on the matter, I’m actually frightened by a popular...
    WilliamC WilliamC 61-65, M 4 Responses Aug 16

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    I was recently married and working at a full time job at a medical clinic. We were having our yearly wellness exam for our insurance. Not even 2 days later, I received my results...
    Ilovetosing626 Ilovetosing626 26-30, F Aug 22

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    So I was sitting in the waiting room at the doctors office, the other day. And as I'm sitting there a woman with Down's syndrome came in and sat down. She must have been in her...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Affordable Cosmetic Dentistry London. While conventional dentistry focuses on oral hygiene and preventing, diagnosing and treating oral disease, cosmetic dentistry concentrates...
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    I can see you, but you can't see me I could touch you and you wouldn't even feel me Wait a second and you'll settle down I'm just waiting till you really let your guard down You...
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    Genetic Information 4 . The Elephant in the Living Room . Writer George V. Caylor interviewed Sam, a molecular biologist. George asked Sam about his work. Sam said he and his team...
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    Genetic Information 4 . The Elephant in the Living Room . Writer George V. Caylor interviewed Sam, a molecular biologist. George asked Sam about his work. Sam said he and his team...
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