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420 Possible Causes for Aldosterone Increased, Weight Gain

  • Adrenocortical Carcinoma

    From the 24-h urine collection sample, urine aldosterone and urine cortisol levels were greatly increased.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 9-year-old Japanese girl was hospitalized, because of the unstable emotions and excessive weight gain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of these tumors include: weight gain fluid retention (leading to bloating) unusual excess hair growth unusual skin changes If the tumor presses against other organs[mskcc.org]

  • Secondary Aldosteronism

    Renin from Juxtaglomerulo apparatus Increased Aldosterone (secondary aldosteronism) Increased sodium and water retention[pathology-ii.2865597.n2.nabble.com] Weight gain, glucose intolerance, striae, skin thinning, increase in cervical, supraclavicular fat pad, facial plethora, muscle weakness, or osteoporosis in an obese patient[thecurbsiders.com] Shazy ĎŐŃ'Ť ĹŐŚĔ ĤŐРĔ Administrator Global Moderator Forum Moderator Reputation: 13 Primary Aldosteronism Increase intravascular Volume Decrease RENIN Level Do not have pedal[forum.pfmsg.com]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    The renin-angiotensin system stimulates aldosterone release. Increased potassium stimulates aldosterone production, and decreased potassium inhibits production.[emedicine.com] Thereafter, she developed a swollen face, had unexplained weight gain, and fatigue. Cosyntropin stimulation test was positive for adrenal insufficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] MA has also been used to promote weight gain in malnourished elderly patients, in patients with immunodeficiency virus and in cancer-induced cachexia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormone

    Aldosterone increases the activity of several mitochondrial enzymes.[biochemden.com] Too much cortisol from any cause leads to Cushing’s syndrome; the symptoms and signs of which include redistribution of fat to the face, upper back and abdomen, weight gain[csrf.net] The newer study of daily versus weekend-only prednisone showed that both groups gained weight.[cochrane.org]

  • Acromegaly

    Neither renin angiotensin aldosterone nor sympathetic systems seem to be involved in the pathogenesis of hypertension.[dx.doi.org] CASE PRESENTATION: We report the case of a 43 years old patient initially diagnosed with acromegaly accompanied by weight gain and acral enlargement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] gain Surgery to remove the pituitary tumor that is causing this condition often corrects the abnormal GH.[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ascites

    Mechanisms that seem to contribute to renal sodium retention include activation of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system; increased sympathetic tone; intrarenal shunting[merckmanuals.com] gain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Reduction in body weight and abdominal circumference, increase in 24-h cumulative urine volume and improvement in serum sodium level from baseline to the end of treatment[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Iatrogenic Cushing's Disease

    Lab investigations of Cushing’s Serum Na increase cortisol binds to aldosterone receptor Na reabsorbed Serum K increase due to increased GFR & protein catabolism ACTH low[medatrio.com] Patients with ICS due to various etiologies have presented with a spectrum of signs and symptoms ranging from excessive weight gain and growth delay to posterior cervical[pediatrics.aappublications.org] After 12 months of posaconazole treatment, she progressively presented at first a skin fragility and then a venous stasis dermatitis with weight gain (6 kg) and a moon face[aac.asm.org]

  • Adrenal Cushing Syndrome

    ., high ACTH/low cortisol; high renin/low aldosterone), I'd probe thyroid and glycaemic regulation.[forums.studentdoctor.net] Hypercortiolism means a high level of the adrenal hormone cortisol, which causes many symptoms including weight gain, high blood pressure, diabetes, osteoporosis, concentration[sciencedaily.com] Polycystic ovary syndrome can cause excessive hair growth, menstrual abnormalities, weight gain, and even diabetes.[adrenalfatiguesolution.com]

  • Hypothyroidism

    Apparently there now exists an increased awareness of this potential problem, however; although, according to the guidelines of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), aldosterone[doi.org] Symptoms include weight gain, constipation, dry skin, and sensitivity to the cold.[icd9data.com] This results in features like lethargy, easy fatiguability, weight gain, bradycardia and hypotension.[symptoma.com]

  • Prednisone

    […] concentrations are increased (which is usually the case in more advanced CHF) ( 21 ).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Weight gain is a common side effect of prednisone.[ucsfhealth.org] It causes sodium and water retention in the distal tubule of the kidney and increased excretion of potassium.[web.archive.org]

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