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Addison’s disease

Addison’s disease – Be Aware of it

We need hormones to regulate the functions of the body. These are chemical messengers that are responsible for functioning of the body. Basically, there is a small adrenal gland just above each kidney, which makes hormones and are essential to lead a healthy life. Addison’s disease is when the body lacks hormones or when the glands don’t make enough of these hormones.