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Addison's disease (hypoadrenocorticism) Owner Factsheet

Although Addison's disease can be a very serious disease the changes it causes can be very subtle in the early stages. The signs of the disease are variable and often vague. It is important to get an early diagnosis because, with treatment, affected animals can lead a normal and full life.

What is Addison's disease?

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What causes Addison's disease?

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How would I know if my dog had Addison's disease?

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Common signs of Addison's disease

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How will my vet diagnose the disease?

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How can the disease be treated?

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Is it worth treating my dog?

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