Aldosterone

Last Updated: August 16 2022

Aldosterone is a steroid hormone synthesized in the adrenal cortex. It primarily acts on the kidneys to favor sodium reabsorption and potassium excretion, thus influencing blood pressure and water balance. It's also involved in maintaining acid-base balance.

Examine Database
What works and what doesn't?

Unlock the full potential of Examine

Get started

Don't miss out on the latest research

Become an Examine Insider for FREE to stay on top of the latest nutrition research, supplement myths, and more