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Manchester United Induced Addisonian Crisis Could Put Fan in Coma

by Dr. Trupti Shirole on December 16, 2011 at 9:11 PM
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 Manchester United Induced Addisonian Crisis Could Put Fan in Coma

A 58-year old Manchester United fan risks her life evrytime she watches her favorite team play. Doctors have diagnosed her as having a rare and life-threatening condition called Addisonian crisis, caused by a lack of stress hormone cortisol. It can lead to low blood pressure, coma and death.

The lady experiences a range of nervous symptoms, including anxiety, palpitations, panic, light headedness and a sense of impending doom whenever the Red Devils are in action. The woman is now undergoing cortisol treatment to combat her symptoms.

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This case has been reported in the British Medical Journal.

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