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My brother in law aged about 42 years. High sugar, hypertension and creatine level is 14. Is there any chance of recovery from kidney. How long he will take dialysis? is Kidney transplant possible in this stage? No bad habit. Creatine level increases from 2.9 to 14 in last two months.
I am 47 years old female. I have hypothyroidism from 4 years. On tablet of thyofit 25 mg. Now my tsh is8.35. Gaining weight.
My mother has sugar for 10 years n High BP also in the month of June her cataract operation has been done. Today I got her HB test done n it came 7 which not good. She has become too weak as well as her eye sight. I am so much worried about her health please guide. She takes certain medicine to control her sugar n BP.
I have thyroid history. I am taking 75 g thyronorm daily. From last 8 months irrespective of 45 minutes daily exercise my weight is not reduced even by 1 kg. Why?
My father felt all the symptoms of diabetes in 2014 and when checked blood sugar fasting it was 269 and pp 440. This was the first time when he came to know. It took him 10-15 days to bring sugar level normal. Since then I.e. More than 3 years it's normal. Fasting remains 85 and pp 105. He started weight lifting, treadmill, biking and elliptical daily in gym from that day and still doing. And he is having all types of foods. My question is can he lift heavy weights. Is he non-diabetic now. Is he a normal man now. His present age is 46. What tests do you recommend for him to certify he is normal and not a diabetic.
While cold and cough are common, diseases like Addison’s disease are rare. It is also known as chronic adrenal insufficiency or hypocortisolism as it is a result of insufficient production of hormones like cortisol and aldosterone by the adrenal glands. This disease can affect men and women of any age.
There are two types of Addison’s disease. These are:
- Primary adrenal insufficiency: In this case, the adrenal glands themselves have a problem.
- Secondary adrenal insufficiency: If the hormone production in the adrenal glands is restricted by a problem that has started somewhere else like the pituitary gland, for example, it is known as secondary adrenal insufficiency.
Primary adrenal insufficiency is more common of the two. This could be triggered as a result of autoimmune diseases or a long lasting infection such as HIV, tuberculosis and some fungal infections. Cancer can also cause this type of Addison’s disease.
Secondary adrenal insufficiency is usually caused by a problem with the pituitary gland or the hypothalamus as they are responsible for the production of hormones that stimulate the adrenal glands. Damage caused to the pituitary gland by tumors or radiation and surgery can also interfere with hormone production. Prolonged and improper use of steroid hormones can also trigger this condition.
Addison’s disease has a very slow progression and its symptoms develop gradually over time. Some of these symptoms are:
- Weight loss and loss of appetite
- Extreme fatigue
- Low blood pressure
- Craving for salt
- Nausea and diarrhea
- Pain in the abdomen and joint pains
- Loss of body hair and sexual dysfunction in women
Treatment for Addison’s disease involves hormone replacement therapy. This aims at correcting the hormone levels in the body. Hormone replacement therapy includes oral corticosteroids and corticosteroid injections. The dosage of these steroids could vary depending on the situation. For example, the doctor may suggest a temporary high dosage when the patient is in a stressful condition. Along with this, sodium is also recommended especially during the summer months and while exercising. This medication must be taken regularly as skipping a single dose can be dangerous.
In some cases this condition can become life threatening. An addisonian crisis causes a drop in blood pressure, sugar and a spike in potassium levels in the body. This requires immediate medical attention and can be treated with intravenous injections of hydrocortisone, saline solution and sugar. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an endocrinologist..