Addison's disease (also known as chronic adrenal insufficiency, or hypocortisolism) is a rare endocrine disorder which results in the body not producing sufficient amounts of certain adrenal hormones. The condition was first described by British physician Thomas Addison in his 1855 publication: On the Constitutional and Local Effects of Disease of the Suprarenal Capsules. Those who have Addison's are often referred to in research and informational articles as "Addisonians." Characterist ...
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... Addison''s disease is a disorder that results in your body producing insufficient amounts of certain important hormones. This disorder affects your adrenal glands, which are located just above each of...
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