I Have Addisons Disease

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    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 throughout the day and usually feel fine. I will take a little extra if I feel crappy and it boosts me right back up. Just last week I went and got a...
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    2 Responses May 19, 2015

    Was diagnosed two years ago still trying to get

    the medication balanced out where it needs to be. Hate the up and down periods just want life to go back to the way it was before.
    Katelynn7 Katelynn7
    22-25, F
    Jan 21, 2016

    Living With Addisons And Family

    I am 47 years old and feel like 97, I had my thyroid removed along with parathyroids, hip and breast surgery and now have Addisons. That I have had for years and went undiagnosed. I have a husband and two wonderful children that I am finding hard to keep up with. My husband doesn...
    Deadinbed Deadinbed
    46-50, F
    1 Response Oct 9, 2012
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