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How do I manage my Addison's disease on a daily basis?

Addison's disease can be well-controlled simply by taking the right medication on a daily basis. Be sure to follow instructions related to the dosage and timing of your medications, since it's important to mimic the body's natural production of hormones as closely as possible. If you're too sick to keep down oral medications, it's important to see a doctor to have the medicines injected. Also, when ill or stressed, you may need to increase your dosage. Maintain a close relationship with your doctor so you can make sure your treatment is working as it should.

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