Clinical Information For the Treatment Of Aldosteronism (Primary)

What Is Aldosteronism (Primary)?


Aldosteronism (Primary) - Basics

Primary Aldosteronism is a hormonal disorder that leads to high blood pressure. It is caused when your adrenal glands produce too much aldosterone, the hormone which balances sodium and potassium in your blood. This causes you to lose potassium and retain sodium. The excess sodium in turn holds onto water, increasing your blood volume and blood pressure.

Below you will find alternative and natural treatment options including those from a Chinese Medicine perspective for Aldosteronism.

What Patterns Are Related To Aldosteronism (Primary)?


Aldosteronism (Primary) - Diagnostic Patterns

The Chinese Medicine treatment of aldosteronism (primary) generally involves arriving at the appropriate TCM diagnosis or pattern. This pattern within the individual is what treatment is based on not the general condition (see treating the cause and not the symptoms).

The following patterns may represent the underlying contributing factors for the development of aldosteronism (primary):

Kidney Yin DeficiencySpleen Qi DeficiencySpleen and Stomach Damp HeatStomach Qi Deficiency

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