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I have Addison's Disease 22 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    After a childhood filled with severe pain, day after day in bed..... countless visits to Hospitals...Mri scans...specialist appointments which amounted to nothing, no one could pin...
    thataussie thataussie 36-40, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    After many years for a diagnosis I finally was diagnosed with Mixed Connective Tissue Disease. I am happy to have a diagnosis and am taking my medicine, Plaquenal. I understand...
    Oceanoftears Oceanoftears 41-45, F Jul 19

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    I learned that I had Raynaud's at the age of sixteen after I had been running blue and white whilst running at track practise. All I can say is that the diagnosis was more welcome...
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    I have stage 4 chronic kidney disease since last nov. Of 2013,right before Thanksgiving. And I do have couple donors to help me but I guess the hospital is still gonna take awhile...
    letsbestrong letsbestrong 31-35, F Jul 20

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    My son who is 15 has been diagnosed with kienbochs disease - they have put ha wrist in a cars and are hoping that the blod flow to the bones will return normally - we are in New...
    raegem raegem 46-50, F Jul 20

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    I have had this Menieres Disease for 20 years I had the surgery in my left ear 3 years ago where they put a shunt in worse thing I ever did my balance is a bigger problem now I...
    gborron gborron 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    Looking for people who have server Menieres Disease and has had the shunt surgery on my left ear but now I'm getting in my right ear
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    I have neurological Lyme disease and everyday is a struggle. My memory is so bad I forget where I and people, I also get really bad brain fog and have asperges since being...
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    I am 20 & was diagnosed with MCTD when I was 15. The past 5 years have been one heck of a roller coaster. Not only has my disorder been bothering me, but I've developed migraines...
    Anaya1118 Anaya1118 18-21, F Jul 1

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    In 5th grade I started to notice that my back was begging to look like a hump like shape. My mom said it was cause of the way I stood and I needed to stand up straighter and not...
    InsecureEcho InsecureEcho 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Oct 2012, Dr told me I have PD. Take medicine, but have good days and bad days. PD mostly affects my legs. When meds ware off, my legs hurt. Can not sleep, have to walk to...
    rjk01 rjk01 66-70, M 3 Responses Jul 7

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    i remember how happy I was when I had my first real poop after being diagnosed with crohns.
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    I was just diagnosed with Hashimotos this last week. My dentist told me to go get my thyroid checked. It turns out I have hashimotos. They had me do a sonogram and they also found...
    Kylee94 Kylee94 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    It took me 34 years to figure it out, but thankfully I have an answer to my health problems. I've suffered for years from numerous ailments, went through numerous medical...
    LostMittens LostMittens 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Anyone else hashimotos symptomatic but normal thyroid levels? If so what symptoms? I have brain fog, confusion, memory issues, tingling head, some sleeping issues, what seems like...
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    Hello. I was diagnosed with A.D. 5 years ago, and 5 years before that I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. I am currently 20 weeks pregnant (and it has been terrible thus far!) I...
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    If being awesome was a crime, I'd be serving a life sentence :P Just discovered this phobia: Mephobia - fear of becoming so awesome that the human race can't handle it, and...
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    Ugh. This sucks! I am usually so active but this is wiping me out!!!
    CoffeeBrewin14 CoffeeBrewin14 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    WARNING TO AMERICA "Beware Of The Illusion!"**Oh America, how you grieve ME. If you could but see the bald eagle that you say represents your States, you would see the bald eagle...
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    Today at the website Topix, I read a topic discussion written by in a sardonic manner by a very obvious white racist. It was about the outbreak of the Ebola disease in west Africa...
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    I probably fear life more than I fear death. There are far worse things in life than there are in death. I’d like to think of death as a liberation of struggles, diseases...
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    I've been through 5 suicides, one including my father. I've lost everyone close to me in the past 2 years, and 5 months ago I was diagnosed with a heart disease. But know what? I...
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    THE MAN'S POINTS SYSTEM For all you guys out there who just can't figure it out, here it is: In the world of romance, one single rule applies: Make the woman happy. Do...
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    I remember when I thought about overdosing.. I still do.. I'm thinking about it right now. Most people when I tell them this they say stop being selfish and trying to take your...
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    I have never heard of it but apparently its an obsessive disorder and people with borderline personality and anxiety disorder have it. I don't know how i am going to stop because i...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jul 1

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    my mom always imagines that everybody around her, including me treats her so bad and she is always so dramatic and treats herself as a sensitive and precious princess. her blood...
    iamgettingcrazy iamgettingcrazy 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Anybody else agree with this? 😔 Hi. My name is Hashimoto’s. I’m an invisible autoimmune disease that attacks your thyroid gland causing you to become hypothyroid.
I am now...
    sarahglass sarahglass 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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    I lost my dad yesterday 6/7/14 due to liver disease.. I'm 17 yet! he was my bestest friend..i loved him so much ! He died just because of indian doctors😭 All indian doctors are...
    rahatoberai rahatoberai 16-17, M Jul 7

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    Only those who have experienced depression truly understand what a debilitating and horrible disease it is. All you want to do is sleep, and sleep, and sleep. The medication that...
    SuicideRedefined SuicideRedefined 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 7

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    first off please forgive my typing as i only have use of my left hand. In Short: friends think differently and i don't get it. to them i appear emotional and fearful, my life is...
    HorrorFlic HorrorFlic 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    My dad got diagnosed with Hep C and liver disease when I was 13 yrs old (im 23 now) the doctors told us he would die within that year. Now that was almost 10years ago thank you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 13 Responses Jul 17

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    My symptoms started when I was 16. I began to experience widespread joint, muscle pain, and headaches. I was seen by multiple doctors who said that I was perfectly fine and just...
    eeeck eeeck 26-30 Jul 21

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    Skylar2000 Skylar2000 13-15, F Jul 24

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    bjeremy103 bjeremy103 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    vector8 vector8 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    It's very difficult having a condition where you look fine on the outside but feel bad. People look at you and think " well she looks fine, what's her problem?" MS is definitely...
    andimann andimann 41-45, F Jul 1

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    This lady used to run a cam when her breasts were of a more manageable size. They appear to have never stopped growing. This must be the very scary side of the disease. Im...
    JohnAmenReveres JohnAmenReveres 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I have had HS since I was in ninth grade and it had grown worse over the years. I had a boil on my right arm pit that I had to have surgery on in 2007 when I was in 11th grade so...
    texasgirl2012 texasgirl2012 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 5

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    Deadly14 Deadly14 18-21, F 2 Responses