Addisons disease


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Related to Addisons disease: Cushings disease, Cushing's syndrome, cortisol, Conn's syndrome

Ad′dison's disease`


n.
diminished function of the adrenal glands, resulting in low blood pressure, weight loss, anxiety, darkened skin, and other disturbances.
[1855–60; after T. Addison, who described it]
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Another problem could be a hormonal condition such as Addisons disease, which can cause shaking and weakness.