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What is addison's disease?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Adrneal failure

Rare but very serious, and often missed for a long time especially if the person is considered to suffer emotional illness.
The adrenal cortex fails to make the cortisol that one needs to stay perky; nausea and weight loss are only the beginning. President kennedy suffered from it. Patients need to carry a medical alert and a cortisol needle.

In brief: Adrneal failure

Rare but very serious, and often missed for a long time especially if the person is considered to suffer emotional illness.
The adrenal cortex fails to make the cortisol that one needs to stay perky; nausea and weight loss are only the beginning. President kennedy suffered from it. Patients need to carry a medical alert and a cortisol needle.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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