U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Whitehouse Station, NJ
A 67-year-old female asked:

What does a high plasma renin act, lc/ms/ms mean?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Renin...: ...Is the hormone kidneys make to raise blood pressure. If your blood pressure is low, this is an appropriate response by the kidneys. If it is high, it might represent a problem such as narrowing of the renal artery.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated May 2, 2017
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $44!
50% off with $15/month membership

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.