All Addison's Disease Articles

Addison’s Disease Diagnosis
Exams and Tests to Figure Out If You Have Addison’s Disease
To diagnose Addison’s disease, your doctor will run exams and tests that may include blood tests and CT scans of the brain and abdomen.
Addison’s Disease Treatment
Medications and How to Avoid an Addisonian Crisis
Treatment of Addison’s disease involves replacing the hormones the body is unable to secrete or produce in sufficient quantity. Read about medications you may need to take and what to do in an Addisonian crisis.
Addison’s Disease Causes
What Leads to Adrenal Insufficiency?
There are several causes of Addison’s disease that primarily affect the adrenal glands’ ability to produce the hormone cortisol. Learn the different endocrine conditions that can cause Addison’s disease.
Addison’s Disease and Adrenal Insufficiency Overview
What is Addison’s disease? What are the symptoms?
Addison’s disease, a rare disorder, develops when the adrenal glands do not produce enough of the hormone cortisol. Sometimes, the adrenal glands also don’t produce enough of the aldosterone hormone. Includes list of Addison’s disease symptoms.