Addison’s Disease, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Treatment And Related Conditions
by Kenneth Kee
This book describes the Addison Disease, its Treatment and Related Diseases.
Addison Disease is a disease that is caused by the deficiency of circulating glucocorticosteroids and mineral corticoids (aldosterone) hormones as a result of disease of the adrenal glands.
It is an auto-immune disease due to excess pituitary production of ACTH
Treatment is by intravenous normal saline and hydrocortisone.