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What 'I'm Tired' means to me

There’s a difference between normal tired and chronically ill tired, but it’s hard to appreciate until you’ve experienced it. And even with different chronic illnesses, there’s different levels of what tired means to different people. 617 more words


Zoe Saldana on having Hashimoto's disease

“Your body doesn’t have the energy it needs to filter toxins, causing it to believe that it has an infection, so it’s always inflamed,” she explained. 55 more words

Med News

Back to Basics: Adrenal Crisis

By: Casey Carr, MD


  • Adrenal insufficiency occurs when there is a disruption between the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis; adrenal crisis is a life threatening condition that occurs when the adrenal cortex is unable to produce appropriate stress hormones in response to severe physiologic stress.
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Critical Care

Diabetic Neuropathy


HPI: 51yo man with a PMH of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus presents with complaints of polydipsia, polyuria, and burning and tingling of the legs. 300 more words