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Can High cortisol lead to hyponatremia and mild hyperkalemia?

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Can High cortisol lead to hyponatremia and mild hyperkalemia ? Readings like BSL-R, FT3/FT4/TSH ,Calcium,LFT are norms cortisol (9 AM) - 147 mcg/dl Sodium - 125 Potassium - 5.5
Posted Sat, 8 Feb 2014 in Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Brief Answer: No it won't. Detailed Answer: dear user hi! hyponatremia and hyperkalemia are associated with low cortisol and not high cortisol. hyponatremia and hyperkalemia may be due to potassium sparing diuretics, renal failure or failing adrenals. regards!
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