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Tuesday 22nd of January 2019

Addison's Disease

General information on Addison's Disease

Addison's Disease is a disease that results from the reduction in corticosteroid secretion from the adrenal gland. When this happens the metabolism and electrolytes get out of balance cause Addison's Disease symptoms.

Symptoms of Addison's Disease

The symptoms of Addison's Disease are lethargy, anorexia, vomiting, and muscle weakness. The dog may collapse from shock due to the electrolyte and metabolic imbalance during a period of stress.

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Treatments for Addison's Disease

If you suspect Addison's Disease seek veterinary advice immediately. Diagnosis is confirmed by a blood test and treatment of medication to balance electrolytes and metabolism is usually recommended.

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Addison's Disease experience by - bob
loch lomond ca usa

sammy,my 7 year old big rottreiler and doberman mix, got real sick over several days,lost weight,slowed way down suddenly,stopped eating very much,then one morning could hardly get up and dragged his feet when walking,and real sleepy non responsiive lethargic behav ior.took him to vet imediatly and did blood tests to find out if adrenal gland is the problem,he was put on iv and given pegnasone and imediatly responded to improve,now hopefully we can treat sammy and keep him around.
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Seek the advice of your vet or other qualified pet care provider before you decide on any treatment or for answers to any questions you may have regarding a canine medical symptom or medical condition.

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