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Could be: Could be a sign of congenital adrenal hyperplasia with one of several enzyme defects. This is rare. Depends on who's ordering the test. If endocrinology, this is the reason. Adrenal fatigue is a popular diagnosis now but really represents metabolic stress and is a reaction of the system to stress. The answer is not to address the symptom of the stress but to address the stress itself. ...Read more
If someone was to have low angiotensin II and low aldosterone would you expect to see a lower renin also?
Renin levels: If one has a low aldosterone and angiotensin ii, one would expect a high renin level. Renin leads to angiotensin i and ii synthesis. If those levels are low and the person is ambulatory, the person's renin would be expected to be high. For a diagram of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system go to this link; http://www.Google.Com/search?Hl=en;site=imghp;tbm=isch;source=hp;biw=2556;bih=1234;q=renin+angiotensin+system;oq=+angiotensin+sy;gs_l=img.1.1.0j0i5l9.576.4679.0.9029.16.9.0.22.214.171.124.974.0j5j1.6.0....0...1ac.1.35.Img..5.11.985.Luxw_l48srm#fa. ...Read more
Should all hypoaldosteronism patients have edema /can a person have low aldosterone without this symptom/?
Hypoaldo & edema: It would be rare for a person with a low aldosterone to have edema. But would depend on kidney function, cause of low aldo and salt intake. If you have had both kidneys removed which causes low aldo then you will get edema related to how much salt you eat. if your aldo is low because u eat way to much salt you might have edema. If no adrenals is causing low aldo then rare to have edema ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If there is a normal level of renin, there should be a normal level of angiotensin II and aldosterone right? So low angiotensin II = low aldosterone?
Aldosterone: Not really. It depends upon sensitivity of adrenal galnds to angitensin ii. ...Read more
How can a person have normal Sodium while he have low aldosterone and testosterone at the same time ??
Easy: Physiology is deeper than we can explain at the undergraduate level. Water follows sodium and the body does everything it can to protect its osmolarity. You don't simply pee out all your sodium even if you tend to lose because you're on an aldosterone blocker, taking a diuretic, or whatever. Be thankful for this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Low aldosterone ~3, normal renin and cortisol. Which type of adrenal issue and remedy available? Finding out reason for hyperkalemia and low hco3
Hypoaldosteronism: You may have normoreninemic hypoaldosteronism. It can be treated by a daily dose of fludrocortisone, under a physicians care. Could be due to medications or primary adrenal gland failure (zona glomerulosa). Additional tests could confirm this. ...Read more
Low aldosterone, Na normal renin cortisol. High K, variable creat 1.4-2.2 in the same week. Nephro says reason diabetic endo say RTA/adrenal. Thought?
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