Aldosterone And Exercise

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In the human body, exercise can be a source profound physiological changes. In particular, its impacts the release of fundamental hormones in the body. The adrenal glands is the body 's main site of steroid hormone release and it responds to increased physical activity through the release of hormones such as cortisol and aldosterone.(Buono & Yeager, 1991) Aldosterone is an essential hormone used by the body to maintain sodium and fluid balance. It exerts it effects by increasing sodium re-absorption and potassium secretion in the kidneys and in turn this also increases water resorption.(Garrett & Kirkendall, 2000) For this reason we predict the aldosterone levels should rise with increased physical activity, due to the increased fluid and

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