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- noun medicine A condition in which too much
aldosteroneis produced by the adrenal glands, potentially leading to lowered levels of potassiumin the blood.
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- noun a condition caused by overproduction of aldosterone
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Aldactone is also used to treat potassium deficiency and hyperaldosteronism (a hormonal disorder).
Many are the conditions that can lead to a metabolic alkalosis, including congestive heart failure, cirrhosis, various forms of hyperaldosteronism, and others.
TASK channel deletion in mice causes primary hyperaldosteronism