Meaning of Adrenal insufficiency:
A rare disorder in which the adrenal glands do not make enough of certain hormones.
Symptoms of Adrenal insufficiency:
- Nausea and vomiting
- Muscle weakness
- Weight loss
- Loss of appetite
- Low blood sugar
- Low blood pressure
- Patchy or dark skin.
Most cases of the disorder are caused by immune system problems, but may also be caused by infection, cancer, or other diseases. Also called Addison disease.