Addison's disease

Addison’s disease is an adrenal gland disorder where the body cannot produce enough hormones like cortisol and aldosterone.
It is an endocrine disorder that causes oral and systemic manifestations.
Addison’s disease is difficult to identify in its early stages and can be a life-threatening disease.
The basis of Addison’s disease starts as an infectious disease and then changes to autoimmune pathology.
Women are more prone to Addison’s disease than men. Addison’s disease is commonly seen in people aged between 30 and 50.
Fludrocortisone is a synthetic mineralocorticoid used to replace endogenous aldosterone in conditions resulting in missing or inadequate endogenous synthesis.
Symptoms:- In rare cases, symptoms can develop immediately and the condition is termed as acute adrenal failure.,
The symptoms of Addison’s disease change from one person to another. Symptoms develop over time and are vague and non-specific in the early stages.
1) Abdominal pain, Abnormal menstrual cycle, Craving for salty food, Dehydration, Depression, Diarrhoea, Irritability, Light headedness or dizziness when standing up, Loss of appetite, Low blood glucose, Low blood pressure , Muscle weakness, Nausea, Patches of dark skin, especially around scars, skin folds, and joints, Sensitivity to cold, Unexplained weight loss.