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A 45-year-old female asked:

What is addison's disease and is something you can get or born with? i am experiencing major symptoms of adrenal fatigue.

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Addison Disease: Is an endocrine disease where adrenal glands do not produce sufficient steroid hormones, leading to abdominal pain, weakness, low blood pressure, fever, muscle weakness, fatigue, mood changes, GI symptoms, & cravings for salt. Cause can be poor development of adrenal glands, impaired steroid production, or destruction of adrenal glands such as by infection or autoimmune disease.

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Last updated Jul 8, 2018

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