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Addison’s disease
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Addison’s disease


U.S. President John F. Kennedy had Addison’s disease.
  a glandular disorder caused by failure of function of the cortex of the adrenal gland and marked by weakness, loss of weight, low blood pressure, gastrointestinal disturbances, and brownish pigmentation of the skin
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  • U.S. President John F. Kennedy had Addison’s disease.
  • John Kennedy’s appearance may be robust, but he suffers from a nervous stomach, back pain, and Addison’s disease.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • But each had a setback during his rise to power— Castro was imprisoned in the early years of his revolution; Kennedy’s painful back condition and a potentially deadly adrenal gland condition known as Addison’s disease each nearly killed him.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • The president has long suffered from a condition known as autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type 2 (APS-2), which has caused not only his hypothyroidism (insufficient thyroid hormone) but also his Addison’s disease, which must be closely monitored at all times.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
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