I Addisons Disease

I have Addison's Disease 28 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

    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
    1 Response Sep 10, 2012

    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

    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
    3 Responses Sep 6, 2012

    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
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 26, 2013

    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

    anyone out there with hypOaldosteronism.

    ..low aldosterone normal other blood (even menin) ? aka Cerebral Salt Wasting Syndrome ? who crashes after brain surgery or any other surgical procedure (even x-ray / scans )? desperate for advice please ... thank -you
    extremepj extremepj
    16-17, F
    Mar 16

    I am having severe symptoms.

    I have reactive hypoglycemia, low blood pressure with fluctuations to high blood pressure. I have hyperpigmentation. My biggest and worst symptoms is intolerance to stress. I just got back my cortisol results. I had a 24 hour urine cortisol test that was high. I had a...
    snow4fun snow4fun
    41-45, F
    Apr 20

    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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