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"Primary aldosteronism"

  1. photo Adrenal nutrition and natural remedies for adrenal fatigueAdrenal nutrition and natural remedies for adrenal fatigueNews
    middle age, the adrenals become the primary source of sex hormones. We would die quickly without the hormones produced by the adrenal cortex.The adrenal medulla creates two hormones: Epinephrine (alsoRead more

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Primary aldosteronism


Primary aldosteronism, also known as primary hyperaldosteronism, is characterized by the overproduction of the mineralocorticoid hormone aldosterone by the adrenal glands, when not a result of excessive renin secretion. Aldosterone causes increase in sodium and water retention and potassium excretion in the kidneys, leading to arterial hypertension (high blood pressure). An increase in the...More