Do they continue or will they go away?
I've had addisons at least 13 years, (after diagnosis) and although I have taken Hydrocortizone (50 mg) which is a little higher than a lot of people, I still get the symptoms all the time. The hydrocortizone keeps my body functioning and mostlly undercontrol but if it is a stressful day or situation either mental or physically, I start to lose energy and start into some of the symptoms mostly pain, some confusion and fatigue. I don't think you ever get back to normal and I have forgotten what normal feels like. Good diet, rest and taking care of yourself by not over doing it is as important to the way you feel as the steriods. The problem for me and a lot of people I have talked to and written to is that we have a lot more wrong with us besides the addisons disease. I have found that addisons is an autoimmune disease along and like other auto-immune diseases like arthritis, thyroid problems, sjogrens, lupus, ect and many others that you end up having a whole bunch of symptoms (fibromyalgia) ,along with addisons and a bunch more prescriptions are needed. I am not trying to alarm you and I pray that you only have addisons disease, if you had to have something, rather than having the other aliments also. I have everything except for the lupus and I don't dought I have that too. I'm so sorry you came down with addisons and the best thing to do is keep going, have a good attitude and don't let it rule your life because it can.
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Addison's Disease - Is anyone else with Addisons suffering from heart complications now? I have had?
Posted 24 Aug 2011 • 3 answers
Addison's Disease - I am 37 and have had addisons diseasesince 22. I have recently been having major
Posted 10 Jan 2012 • 5 answers
Posted 14 Jul 2012 • 5 answers
My dog has addisons disease and I am running low on his fludrocortisone. how long can he go without?
Posted 30 May 2013 • 2 answers
Posted 16 May 2017 • 1 answer