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I have Addison's Disease 24 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 1 Response Jun 26, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    When I was 17, I was diagnosed with Addisons disease after a severe crisis. I am now almost 21 and since then, I have handled it pretty well. I take 25mg of hydrocortisone...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I think I may have Menieres Disease by the symptoms I've had for over a year. Loss of hearing, ringing high pitch sound, slight dizziness when standing. And now after researching...
    LivingLifeOneDayAtATime LivingLifeOneDayAtATime 41-45, M May 14

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    After more than a decade of eating poorly and being sedentary, I have developed heart disease. Currently, I'm trying to reverse it nutritionally and will have to start exercising...
    zarpanzur zarpanzur 26-30, M May 5

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    When I had braces I got a disease in my gum and my gum had reduced a little bit. I've had a gum graft done 4 times now. It still hasn't worked 100% but it's better then it was...
    epsarah94 epsarah94 18-21, F Apr 27

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    Dear Crohn's Disease, I wish you would stop hurting me. You make me feel weak, and prevent me from participating in activities. I want to be stronger than you but it's hard. You...
    SpaceGlitch SpaceGlitch 16-17, F May 3

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    It started in December and we are still trying to figure out what's wrong but my doctor said it's a non-classic cause of Crohn's disease. I have ulcers in my stomach, intestines...
    stuff950 stuff950 18-21, F May 7

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    I have been suffering debilitating pain from celiac disease for the last 3-4 years and finally got a diagnosis February 3rd. I have been completely gluten free for 3 months but for...
    littlemissstaystrong littlemissstaystrong 16-17, F 1 Response May 11

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    Finally a diagnosis of chronic pain in the thoracic region and great difficulty swallowing, have bone spurs throughout my entire spinal region and need knee replacements etc...
    hellybell hellybell 46-50 1 Response May 11

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    Yesterday went to a near by university and met some college students, their major is Physical Therapy for people with Parkinson's. I enjoyed meeting these young students. They...
    rjk01 rjk01 66-70, M 3 days ago

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    I have this condition. This chronic sickness. It’s called the dreamers disease because I dream. Dream of a an illusory world that resides only in my imagination. I am a writer...
    thesontheheir thesontheheir 26-30, M 2 days ago

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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 Apr 24

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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 Apr 27

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    I was diagnosed with DDD 7 years ago after a car accident. I've been in PT and decompression therapy ever since, trying to avoid surgery. I thought I was doing well. My PT...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    Got diagnosed in 2005.. Had my thyroid removed in 06. There's really no cure since it's an autoimmune disorder.. You can kill the thyroid or take it out. I opted to take it out...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 4

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    So four years ago almost during my GCSE's I started to bleed internally from somewhere. It was never often enough to freak me out. But it got bad so I saw a GP and I was told to go...
    Sparklychest Sparklychest 18-21, F May 5

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    I'm feeling so defeated. I've been battling some health issues (presenting as autoimmune disorder) since last August and been through half a dozen doctors now with almost as many...
    Silc Silc 26-30, F May 8

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    Anyone like to share their experience post transsphenoidal surgery? I'm at day 10.
    DeeKay2169 DeeKay2169 26-30, F May 10

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    I also believe that people should stop asking thin people when they last ate or when they last threw up (I know that would be bulimia, but it falls under the same category...
    EmoGirl286 EmoGirl286 13-15, F May 12

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    After meeting with the college students, went back home. Last night I took the wrong pills for night time. I have pill containers labeled by time of day. Still managed to get...
    rjk01 rjk01 66-70, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Yay (that was a sarcastic Yay) - though I have no symptoms, so now I have to meet with a dietitian and go gluten free Yay again...I have been trying to lose another 10 pounds, I...
    fun4us2b fun4us2b 51-55, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It's me. I was diagnosed 5/22/2015 Have to return Friday may 29th
    iloveusawnt iloveusawnt 41-45, F 1 day 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 Apr 25

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    I have a mysterious dibilitating disease and no one ever tries to understand that I have a disease, I'm not lazy. At the same time, another relative is afflicted with the same...
    LeeloJames LeeloJames 41-45, F 2 Responses May 7

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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 6 Responses Apr 24

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    Yes they should be. The vaccinations have shown to be effective against the diseases they are supposed to prevent; that's why cases of them resurfacing is cause for concern. There...
    Ewashere Ewashere 18-21, M May 1

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    The web site Herpes dating sites continues to be developed just for people who have herpes to get love and lead a contented and happy life. A herpes sufferer will get all of the...
    smitha143 smitha143 26-30, F May 4

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    Am I a Monster? For me, the worst part of living with a mental disease was feeling like I can’t trust myself. When I was little, people told me I was different and I didn’t...
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F May 7

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    Too Cray Cray to Function Sometimes, I wonder what my life would be like if I didn’t have a mental disease. Life is a series of events and decisions, a chain reaction. My chain...
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F May 7

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    I want to begin my story where the trouble began. On June 23, 2010 my mother had a stroke. I was very upset. I came to the hospital and broke down but she recovered shortly and all...
    Caspianstorm Caspianstorm 36-40, M May 11

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    Dr. Jesse Stoff is a licensed medical doctor based in the United States. Owing to his expertise in the field of naturopathy, homeopathy, immunology, acupuncture, and holistic...
    rhodes155 rhodes155 22-25, M May 14

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    it began in 2014 when I had a disease called thyroid disease. I was depressed everyday.I told every teacher about my disease but only she cared about me. She asked me how I feel...
    anonymous0601 anonymous0601 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Herpes dating is a part of human mating practice whereby two herpes singles meet socially for companionship, and for marriage. And herpes is a STD(Sexually Transmitted Disease...
    harryyang1990 harryyang1990 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My sister and I both have been diagnosed with MELAS. I am 22 and my sister is 26. She was diagnosed first with the genetic disease when she was about 20. We both live in Toronto...
    hedyc hedyc 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Hi, I'm a 20 year-old-girl from Finland and I was diagnosed with en coup de sabre when I was 17, but I have had it for 6-7 years. Since diagnosed I have been going to a skin doctor...
    meeri95 meeri95 18-21 Apr 24

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    (1980) I was born while my parents were getting divorced. I saw my dad a handful of times. (1983) my mom remarries a man who likes little girls. My mom knew what was going on but...
    wingedvalkyrie7 wingedvalkyrie7 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 24

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