What is Hypoaldosteronism?

In medicine (endocrinology), hypoaldosteronism refers to decreased levels of the hormone aldosterone.

Isolated hypoaldosteronism is the condition of having lowered aldosterone without corresponding changes in cortisol. (The two hormones are both produced by the adrenals.)

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My father is 75 years old. He is unwell and suffering from severe weakness since last 3 weeks. Upon diagnosis his sodium levels were observed...

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Brief Answer:
the dose can be escalated but a cause is required

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natrise may help patients with inappropriate antidiuretic...

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Hi there,
I just received some endokrine results and would like to ask a specialist in this area if the results are normal or somethong to dig...

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Thanks for writing in. Your cortisol, ACTH reports are OK, but aldosterone levels are quite low.
Reduced levels of the hormone...

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This is a medication question. I see 4 docs. Primary Care, APN Psych, Endocrinologist and a Nephrologist. I get different RX's from each one....

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Avoid Atenolol tonight, meet nephrologist

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Hello ma'am and welcome.

Thank you for writing to us.

I have gone through...

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