Describe the Causes and Symptoms of Hyperaldosteronism

HYPERALDOSTERONISM Hyperaldosteronism refers to excess aldosterone secretion. Excess aldosterone secretion may result from: a hypersecreting adrenal tumor of the aldosterone-secreting cells (Conn’s syndrome or primary hyperaldosteronism), or Inappropriately high activity of the renin-angiotensin system (secondary hyperaldosteronism) Hyperaldosteronism can thus be either primary (as in when the adrenal cortex is secreting too much of the hormone […]

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