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What do you need to worry about when diagnosed with a problem like adrenal insufficiency?

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
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In brief: Cause and Management

It is important to determine the reason for the insuffiency so that things likely to be associated with the different causes of adrenal insufficiency are properly followed.
Treatment of adrenal insufficiency is vital to survival. It involves replacing cortisol with other steroids, like with hydrocortisone. Also important is how to deal with adrenal insufficiency during other illnesses.

In brief: Cause and Management

It is important to determine the reason for the insuffiency so that things likely to be associated with the different causes of adrenal insufficiency are properly followed.
Treatment of adrenal insufficiency is vital to survival. It involves replacing cortisol with other steroids, like with hydrocortisone. Also important is how to deal with adrenal insufficiency during other illnesses.
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics

In brief: ADDISON'S DISEASE

Adrenal insufficiency sx: hypotension, hyperpigmentation, weakness and fatigue leading to adrenal crisis with cardiovascular collapse.

In brief: ADDISON'S DISEASE

Adrenal insufficiency sx: hypotension, hyperpigmentation, weakness and fatigue leading to adrenal crisis with cardiovascular collapse.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
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