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Addison's Disease

  • By: Justin Corfield
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Addison's disease is a chronic condition involving metabolic dysfunction during which adrenal glands cannot produce enough of a particular hormone, which can, in turn, lead to fatigue, low blood pressure, loss of appetite, and the darkening of the pigmentation of the ...

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