Would you have Dementia alzheimer's type when you have Adrenal insufficiency?
Summary: there is no Dementia alzheimer's type reported by people with Adrenal insufficiency yet.
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Adrenal insufficiency (condition in which the adrenal glands do not produce adequate amounts of steroids) can be treated by Hydrocortisone, Cortef, Prednisone. (latest reports from Adrenal Insufficiency 3,153 patients)
Dementia alzheimer's type
Dementia alzheimer's type (loss of mental ability with alzheimer's symptom) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, high blood cholesterol, diabetes.(latest reports from Dementia alzheimer's type 12,928 patients)
On Nov, 27, 2014: No report is found.
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