Adrenal problem. Does addison's disease cause fatigue symptoms?

Yes. Fatigue, skin pigmentation, alterations in blood electrolytes are common findings in addison's disease. There, of course, are change in adrenal and pituitary hormones that provide the diagnosis.

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Constantly tired no energy hot sweats memory problems can't focus or concentrate could it be Addison's disease or adrenal fatigue I feel exhausted?

Chronic fatique. This is a very broad topic. In general terms people with chronic fatigue and otherwise generally healthy, I order the following tests. CBC to get blood count, Sed Rate to check for many inflammatory states whether infectious or rheumatological, Cortisol level to check for addison's disease as you mentioned and a TSH, T4 to check for thyroid problems. If all is normal I consider sleep apnea. Read more...
Seek another reason. "Adrenal fatigue" is an dubious "pop" diagnosis given to people whose illnesses are probably psychosomatic -- not that this is not serious. Addison's would be worth ruling in/out but other entities -- even chronic carbon monoxide poisoning from a faulty home heater -- and a few dozen others need to be ruled out. Look also about how your life and your relationships are going. Best wishes. Read more...

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

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. Read more...