This disease is progressive as the adrenal glands are slowly dying. We need cortisol replacement for life. Without treatment, this disease will lead to death

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Addison Disease life expectancy

What is the life expectancy of someone with Addison Disease?

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Is Addison Disease contagious?

Is Addison Disease contagious?

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Is Addison Disease hereditary?

Is Addison Disease hereditary?

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Primary adrenal insufficiency


  • Darkening of the skin
  • Lowering blood pressure
  • Fast heart rate
  • Lightheadedness
  • Dizziness


  • Fludrocortisone
  • Hydrocortisone
  • Specialist who treat it

    ICD9 and ICD10 codes of Addison Disease

    ICD10 code of Addison Disease and ICD9 code

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    Natural treatment of Addison Disease

    Is there any natural treatment for Addison Disease?

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    Living with Addison Disease

    Living with Addison Disease. How to live with Addison Disease?

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    Addison Disease diet

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    Stories of Addison Disease

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        Slumping into a chair I lamented to my father, ‘I feel like my life is hanging on a thin strand that could break at any moment.’ It was late October, 1980. How, in a matter of months, did a formerly healthy, animated ...
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    I was 16 years old and off roading with a four wheeler motor bike. We went up a steep incline and I fell off the back of the bike and broke my fall with my head. I cracked my skull, thus leading to brain swelling and brain injuries. To cut a long sto...
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    It took 9 months before the doctors new what was wrong with me and then i nearly died  ,trying to learn to live with Addision and it is not easy i am so tired and depressed and in pain ,find it very hard to do any thing
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    My son was diagnosed with POMC before his 2nd birthday in 2010. As far as we know he is the only one in the USA but we are looking. because I have created POMC Island I have been contacted by 3 other The Na...

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    Statistics of Addison Disease

    68 people with Addison Disease have taken the SF36 survey. Mean of Addison Disease is 1612 points (45 %). Total score ranges from 0 to 3,600 being 0 the worst and 3,600 the best. Take the SF36 Survey

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