Low Aldosterone?

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  1. Nuri55

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    I have low aldosterone, <37 pgml , i have some symptoms: cant standing for a while, high pulse rate, dizziness, lightheaded, cold hands...
    Have also Hashimotos

    How can i increase it?
     
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    Less sodium, more potassium, would be the obvious one.

    If you have hashimoto's, then your adrenals might be out because hypothyroidism retains fluids.
     
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    Are you sure with less sodium and more potassium?
     
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    Aldosterone retains sodium in the body, increasing it would mean eating less sodium.

    But if you're already hypothyroid, then low Aldosterone is just a symptom, and not the issue.
     
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    I have tested two time my Aldesterone and two times it was low, Could it be a adrenal insufficiency ?
     
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    If your cortisol is high, or thyroid is low, or both, aldosterone will be low. Unless you are eating a lot of sodium.
     
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    My cortisol is normal not high not low, iam eating normal amount of sodium...
    I will try potassium...

    In this Video the dr is describing my symptoms 1:1 :
     
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    I would check Na:K ratio first before killing yourself, in case you have an adrenal and not thyroid issue.
     
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