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Addison s Disease - Know More About It!

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MD - Acupuncture, Diploma In Accupuncture, Advanced Diploma In Accupuncture
Acupuncturist, Delhi  •  13 years experience
Addison s Disease - Know More About It!

What is Addison’s Disease?
Addison’s disease is a disorder of the adrenal glands. It occurs when the adrenal glands do not produce enough of their hormones.

Symptoms of Addison’s Disease-

Causes of Addison’s Disease-
Destruction or malfunction of the adrenal glands

Risk factors of Addison’s Disease-

Complications of Addison’s Disease-

Diagnosis of Addison’s Disease-
Your doctor will ask medical history and your signs and symptoms of the disease. He may undergo some of the following tests:

  • Blood test – for Measuring your blood levels of sodium, potassium, cortisol and ACTH
  • ACTH stimulation test
  • Insulin-induced hypoglycemia test
  • Imaging tests

Treatment of Addison’s Disease-
Acupuncture Treatment of Addison’s Disease

Precautions &Prevention of Addison’s Disease-
Unfortunately, there is really nothing you can do to prevent this disease.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!
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