Results for: Aldosterone

How does increased aldosterone secretion increase blood pressure?

  Your body can be divided up into a number of compartments, the first two being the intracellular and extracellular compartments. The two compartments contain fluid refer (MORE)

Which gland secretes epinephrine and aldosterone?

Aldosterone is secreted by the adrenal cortex in the adrenal gland  - more specifically, in the zona glomerulosa. The adrenal gland is  located right above your kidneys. It' (MORE)

What does aldosterone do?

  Aldosterone is a hormone that is produced by the adrenal glands. It works primarily on kidney (renal) cells to help maintain the balance of fluids and electrolytes in ou (MORE)

Function of Aldosterone?

Aldosterone is the primary of several endogenous members of the class of mineralocorticoids in human. Deoxycorticosterone is another important member of this class. Aldostero (MORE)