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How does continuous anxiety affect a person with primary addison's disease and zero adrenal function?

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Dr. Darrell Herrington
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Worry: Anyone with generalized anxiety is likely to have a heightened sense of apprehension and worry (even to the point of paranoia), which is likely to become more apparent when faced with a medical problem. Simply getting a new medical diagnosis will probably worsen the anxiety. There is no direct connection between addison's disease and anxiety.

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