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A deficiency in the release of vasopressin (antidiuretic hormone) by the posterior pituitary gland. Why?

A deficiency in the release of vasopressin (antidiuretic hormone) by the posterior pituitary gland. Why?

Possibly infarction: Possibly a tumor or something else. Lack of blood supply to the pituitary gland or a pituitary tumor may change the secretions of adh. However, there are other causes also, such as pregnancy that can cause this area to be infarcted (loss of blood supply). ...Read more

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A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more

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What hormone inhibits the secretion of adh? And what situations override the release of this inhibiting hormone?

What hormone inhibits the secretion of adh? And what situations override the release of this inhibiting hormone?

ADH secretion: ADH is mostly controlled by plasma osmolality and plasma volume. Diabetes insipidus occurs when ADH is not secreted (head trauma, pituitary tumor) or when the kidney does not respond to it (nephrogenic di). Ethanol inhibits adh, as does atrial naturetic protein, but these are lesser influences than osmolality and volume. ...Read more

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When your body is dehydrated is it your ADH hormone that saves you?

When your body is dehydrated is it your ADH hormone that saves you?

Yes and now : When you body is dehydrated, your body holds on to both sodium (salt) and water. The antiduiuretic hormone helps you hold on to water by decreasing the amount of urine that you produce. However, another hormone (aldosterone) is responsible for the preservation of sodium by limiting losses through your kidney. ...Read more

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Secretion of adh(antidiuretic hormone) is inhibited by?

Secretion of adh(antidiuretic hormone) is inhibited by?

Adh: Lesion in pituitary gland or kidney, such as tumor affecting aldosterone or causing dehydration or loss of fluids. ...Read more

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What is the function of anti-diuretic hormone (ADH)?

ADH (=vasopressin): It is a peptide hormone synthesized in the hypopituitary glands whose function is 1) to retain water in the body by increasing the H2O permeability of the kidneys tubules and 2) to cause blood vessels to constrict. ...Read more

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Who discovered ADH (anti-diuretic hormone)?

Who discovered ADH (anti-diuretic hormone)?

ADH: My apologies but I have spent some time on line and could not find the answer to your interesting question. You might go the Medical University's library and see what you can find. The librarian will help you. If you do find out please try and let me know. ...Read more

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How does an increase in blood pressure have to do with your ADH hormone?

How does an increase in blood pressure have to do with your ADH hormone?

ADH stands for: Anti diuretic hormone. The more fluid in the system, the higher the pressure will be. ...Read more

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Doc wants 2 do anti diuretic hormone (adh) test for diabetes insipidus. Thought u had 2 b deprived of fluid during ADH test...Or is that necessary?

Yes: There is a test called water deprivation test which is the gold standard for testing but pt's have to be monitored closely. Therefore, sometimes we may give a trial of ADH as a pill to see if the symptoms resolve after it has been verified pt's are making >3l of urine a day. ...Read more

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Production of antidiuretic (adh), thyroxine and t3, parathyroid (pth), hormones of the adrenal cortex and the pancreas, can you tell me about this?

Production of antidiuretic (adh), thyroxine and t3, parathyroid (pth), hormones of the adrenal cortex and the pancreas, can you tell me about this?

Complex: Please ask a specific question. This is way too complex and vague to answer. If you want to know about all these hormones, consider an Endocrinology fellowship at a major teaching hospital. Of course, before that, you will need a BS, an MD, and a 3 yr Internal Medicine residency. ...Read more

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