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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Adrenal cortex: The adrenal cortex makes lots of hormones. Very important are cortisol and aldosterone which help maintain life and salt balance. Addison's disease is ... Read More
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Adrenal insufficienc: Addison's disease is adrenal insufficiency, or lack of adrenal hormones, which can be an acute emergency, but is treatable with cortisone and other me ... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Disease Of Adrenal: Addison dIsease is a disease of the Adrenal Glands does not produce enough steroid Hormone(Glucocorticoids) and often (Mineracorticoids) It is caused ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
No: Emotions do not cause addison's disease, and most likely, the cause is secondary to some organic problem such as tuberculosis or underlying endocrinol ... Read More
Dr. Shawn Cassady
36 years experience Psychiatry
Visa versa: The biologic and chemical cahnges in addison's disease can cause anxiety. Consult your endocrinologist office.
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No: Addison disease is an autoimmune disease. Your body attacks itself. Anxiety won't cause it but addison disease can lead to anxiety.
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Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Genetic causes: Sorry to hear your baby has addison's. There are several different forms, some more serious than others, & the cause depends on what type of addison's ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Genetic differences: Every child is different- so one may have blue eyes, the another brown, some tall, some short etc. A baby with addison's has a genetic cause- it got g ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Adrenal insufficency: Adrenal insufficiency in dogs is not contageous to humans. When a dog's adrenal cortex doesn't work, the dog makes less cortisol. In humans, adrenal ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Addison's disease: Addison's disease cause damage to the adrenal gland The cause may be due to an autoimmune process causing adrenal insuffiency
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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You can't: It's a destructive disease of the adrenal cortex, which in the us, is usually autoimmune in nature. Other causes exist as well.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
33 years experience Endocrinology
Not exactly: Addison's disease is one very specific cause of adrenal insufficiency, in which the immune system makes antibodies directed at adrenal proteins which ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Adrenal cortex: The adrenal cortex makes lots of hormones. Very important are cortisol and aldosterone which help maintain life and salt balance. Addison's disease is ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Often, yes: Addison's disease is an autoimmune disease which harms the cortex of the adrenal glands. However, anything that damages the adrenal cortex can also ca ... Read More
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