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What is the mortality rate for addisons disease

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Soumya Adhikari
Pediatric Endocrinology 20 years experience
Yes absolutely.: Although rare, addison's does present in teens. If there is a family history of autoimmune diseases, this is even more likely. Addison's can be a lif... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Weakness, low BP : In addison's disease, one's adrenal glands are not producing enough cortisone, aldosterone, & sex hormones. BP is very low; hr can be fast. Chronic ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 21 years experience
Varies: The occurrence of addison disease is rare. The reported prevalence in countries where data are available is 39 cases per 1 million population in great... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Connection: There is a condition called polyglandular syndrome consisting primarily of autoimmune thyroid, adrenal and type 1 diabetes. In general, whenever you ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
DHEA: A number of studies have found that dhea supplements may help people with depression, obesity, lupus, and adrenal insufficiency. Dhea may also improve... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Not likely: Generally not genetic. Discuss the symptoms and potential testing with your doctor. Why are you already on Hydrocortisone if you don't have adrenal in... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Possibly: Although salt craving is a symptom of addisons disease, most people who crave salt do not have this disorder, as it is very rare. Major symptoms of a... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Not common: Sx of addison's disease can include: craving salt, muscle weakness, fatigue, weight loss, low blood pressure. Salt craving can also be seen in bartte... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Jin
Hematology and Oncology 21 years experience
Thanks for asking!: The risk of having type i diabetes increases in the presence of another autoimmune disease, such as addison's disease.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Many things: Hi. Addison's disease is primary adrenal failure, usually of autoimmune etiology. The patients feel fatigue & malaise, dizziness on standing, naus... Read More

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