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  • noun A disorder marked by excessive secretion of aldosterone, characterized by weakness, cardiac irregularities, and abnormally high blood pressure.

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  • noun pathology A condition, marked by excessive secretion of aldosterone, that gives rise to cardiac difficulties

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  • noun a condition caused by overproduction of aldosterone

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Examples

  • Now, I have a calling plan that will absorb the calls without being too expensive and I have long since recovered from that bout of the flu and a subsequent treatment for primary aldosteronism and associated hypertension.

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  • Now, I have a calling plan that will absorb the calls without being too expensive and I have long since recovered from that bout of the flu and a subsequent treatment for primary aldosteronism and associated hypertension.

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  • Now, I have a calling plan that will absorb the calls without being too expensive and I have long since recovered from that bout of the flu and a subsequent treatment for primary aldosteronism and associated hypertension.

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  • Now, I have a calling plan that will absorb the calls without being too expensive and I have long since recovered from that bout of the flu and a subsequent treatment for primary aldosteronism and associated hypertension.

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  • In primary aldosteronism, your adrenal glands produce too much aldosterone, causing you to lose potassium and retain sodium.

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  • Doctors once considered primary aldosteronism rare.

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  • Primary aldosteronism (PA) affects approximately 5 to 10 \% of all patients with arterial hypertension and is associated with an excess rate of cardiovascular complications that can be significantly reduced by a targeted treatment.

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  • But as screening for primary aldosteronism becomes more common, it appears that the condition may be responsible for a number of cases of high blood pressure, especially those that are severe and hard to control.

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  • However, only 10\% of all patients had primary aldosteronism.

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  • Primary aldosteronism underlies about 10\% of cases of resistant hypertension.

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