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Content updated on Sep 20, 2022

What is adrenal insufficiency (e.g. addison disease)?

The adrenal gland is an organ that releases hormones to control blood pressure and metabolism. In this condition, there are low hormone levels and the causes include damage to the adrenal glands itself, or to parts of the brain that control the adrenal gland.

Symptoms of adrenal insufficiency (e.g. addison disease)

  • Dark spots on skin

  • Easily fatigued

  • Feeling flustered or scared

  • Concentration is getting worse

  • Fatigue

  • Dizziness when standing or after prolonged standing

  • Recent weight loss

  • Suddenly stopped taking steroids

Questions your doctor may ask to check for adrenal insufficiency (e.g. addison disease)

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose adrenal insufficiency (e.g. addison disease)

  • Do you have skin darkening?

  • Do you get tired easily?

  • Do you feel flustered or scared on daily basis?

  • Do you feel you have problems concentrating recently?

  • Do you feel fatigued?

Treatment for adrenal insufficiency (e.g. addison disease)

Treatment consists of replacing the missing hormones. Regular follow-ups are needed to ensure the hormone dose is correct. The doctor may also recommend a "sick day dose", to increase hormone levels when fighting an illness.

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