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Addison Disease in Humans

In humans, Addison disease occurs when a person's adrenal glands stop making hormones that are important for certain bodily functions. Also called Addison's disease, this is an incurable illness characterized by chronic fatigue, low blood pressure, weight loss, and muscle weakness.
 
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