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Common Cause of Addisons DiseaseAdrenal gland insufficiency causes Addison's disease. The adrenal glands are small glands that sit on top of each of the kidneys and work under the direction of the pituitary gland in the brain. When the adrenal glands fail to make important hormones, it is called "primary adrenal insufficiency," also known as Addison's disease.
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