Addison's Disease

About- Addison's disease, also known as primary adrenal insufficiency and hypocortisolism, occurs when adrenal glands do not produce enough steroid hormones.
 
Symptoms-

 Abdominal pain 
Fatigue
Weight loss
Decreased appetite
Skin Darkening (hyperpigmentation)
Low blood pressure
Salt craving
Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)
Nausea, diarrhea, or vomiting
Muscle weakness or joint pains
Irritability
Depression

Causes-

Damaged cortex 
 Tuberculosis
Infections of the adrenal glands
Adrenal glands cancer
Bleeding into the adrenal glands 
 
Specialist to Visit

 Endocrinologist
 

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References-
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.nhs.uk
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.webmd.com

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