Dr Rakesh nair sir In acromegaly you said aldosterone level increase leads to hypertension

Dr Rakesh nair sir In acromegaly you said aldosterone level increase leads to hypertension but aldosterone secretion is not under ctrl of pituitary or hypothal.if I m not wrong it’s kidney which ctrl secretion of aldosterone not HPA axis so (how acromegaly leads to hypertension by secreting Aldo) plz clarif?

Hypertension in acromegaly is d/t action of growth harmone on the renal sodium channels which further results in rise in BP . ( here htn not related to aldosterone levels)

The fact that u knw this Aldo hike in acromegaly itself is great