Tag Archives: aldosterone

Na/K pump mutations lead to hypertension by impairing Na+ and K+ transport

Aldosterone is a hormone that regulates blood pressure by increasing the amount of salt and water that your body retains as blood is filtered through the kidney. Aldosterone is produced by specific cells in the adrenal gland

Aldosterone enhances the magnesium permeable ion channel, TRPM7

The homeostatic regulation of salt (sodium) and water are basic functions of all organisms. In mammals, hormones such as aldosterone regulate the excretion and retention of water, sodium, chloride, potassium, calcium, and magnesium within the kidneys. Special

Serum potassium decline associated with increased mortality in acute heart failure

Acute heart failure (HF) is the most important reason for hospitalization in the United States and Europe. It is associated with high morbidity and mortality, most conspicuously in the first months after discharge. As HF progresses, and