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Could a Hormone Help Spur High Blood Pressure?

TUESDAY, May 26, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Many people with high blood pressure may have an unrecognized hormonal condition driving their numbers up, a new study suggests. The condition, called primary aldosteronism, arises when the adrenal glands overproduce the hormone aldosterone. That causes the body to retain sodium and lose potassium, spurring a spike in… Read More »