Hormonal Synergy as the Cause of Salt Appetite
It is well known that angiotensin and aldosterone, together, permit the kidney to conserve body sodium1. Renin which generates angiotensin from its substrate is released by hyponatremia, angiotensin then releases aldosterone which acts on the kidney to promote tubular reabsorption of sodium.
KeywordsSodium Balance Sodium Depletion Sodium Deficiency Salt Appetite Sodium Appetite
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