ALDOSTERONISM

noun. a diseased state brought about by extra release of aldosterone. It is characterized by migraines, urinary dysfunctions, tiredness, high blood pressure, and sometimes nerve destruction, prompting prickling senses, muscle fatigue, and temporary paralysis. It might be mainly as a result of an adrenocortical disorder, or second, simply because a renal or cardio disease impacting the adrenal glands.

ALDOSTERONISM: "Too much aldosterone might signal the presence of aldosteronism."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ALDOSTERONISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/aldosteronism/ (accessed December 1, 2020).
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