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Do levels of renin and aldosterone change throughout the day?

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Your levels of renin and aldosterone are highest in the morning and can change during the day. It also can make a difference if you’re sitting up or lying down when your blood is taken.

From: What Is a Renin Test? WebMD Medical Reference

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American Association for Clinical Chemistry: “Aldosterone and Renin.”

UCLA Health: “Renin Test.”

The Merck Manual: “High Blood Pressure (Hypertension.)”

University of Rochester Medical Center:  “Aldosterone and Renin.”

Reviewed by James Beckerman on May 17, 2019

SOURCES:

American Association for Clinical Chemistry: “Aldosterone and Renin.”

UCLA Health: “Renin Test.”

The Merck Manual: “High Blood Pressure (Hypertension.)”

University of Rochester Medical Center:  “Aldosterone and Renin.”

Reviewed by James Beckerman on May 17, 2019

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