Addison’s disease develops in body when adrenal glands produce insufficient steroid hormones. Addison’s disease also called adrenal insufficiency. Addison’s disease disorder can occur in all age groups and can affect both male and female. It is dangerous disease that can make your life-threatening. Addison’s disease disorder can be triggered by injury, surgery, infection or stress.
|What is Addisons Disease|
Addison's Disease Symptoms
- Muscle or joint pains
- Extreme fatigue
- Weight loss and decreased appetite
- Nausea, diarrhea or vomiting
- Abdominal pain
- Body hair loss or sexual dysfunction in women
- Darkening of your skin (hyperpigmentation)
- Low blood pressure, even fainting
- Salt craving
- Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)
Causes of Addisons Disease
Addison’s disease caused when adrenal glands become damaged. Adrenal glands are located above the kidneys and are responsible for produce hormones. When adrenal glands damaged than they produce insufficient amount of steroid hormones that causes addison’s disease.