Addison's Disease symptoms

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Addison's Disease symptoms

Postby aspe » Fri Feb 08, 2013 12:03 am

Hello, I've developed an all over bronze tan in the last week and considering I'm recovering fro bladder operation and haven't left my bedroom for 2 weeks, its a mystery. I got looked at by G P who said he suspected Addison's Disease. I've had blood tests and need more done but when I looked it up, some symptoms were similar to fibro esp fatigue and muscle weakness.
Has anyone here heard of it or been tested too?
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Re: Addison's Disease symptoms

Postby dotty lotty » Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:57 am

Addisons disease is an autoimmune condition of the adrenal glands where they fail to produce enough aldosterone and cortisol.(yes a lot of the symptoms are similar to fibro). You usually have blood tests, scans but there is good info on NHS choices web page. Good luck. :teddy-bear:
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