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I was diagnosed almost 10 years ago with Panhypopituitarism.

I also had an addiction...
I was diagnosed almost 10 years ago with Panhypopituitarism. I also had an addiction to Vicodin for a couple years prior to that. Haven’t ever gotten a straight answer as to why my pituitary quit working, no tumor. Could it have been the opioid addiction that did it?
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Usually it is autoimmune

so your immune system attacks your own body

In your case, it chose the pituitary

I don't think the opioid addiction would have been related

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it does help. I have always blamed my two years of stupidity for all of my issues with it. Thanks for answering.

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