The condition is usually manifested with low potassium levels and high blood pressure in the blood. Anyone can develop aldosteronism. There are certain risk factors that make an individual more susceptible to the condition, including
If the person is already being treated with three or more medications for hypertension.
Patients who have a family history of Aldosteronism
When the person has Hypokalemia (Low p Read More
Juxtaglomerular hyperplasia is a new syndrome characterized by hypertrophy and hyperplasia of the juxtaglomerular apparatus of the kidneys, aldosteronism that results from adrenal cortical hyperplasia, and consistently normal blood pressure. Here, the aldosterone is overproduced, which has a strong impairment of urinary concentration ability.
In this condition, the circulating angiotensin starts getting increasi Read More