Items Tagged ‘hyperaldosteronism’

March 26, 2018

Things Keep Happening

By John John

I had been monitoring a steady increase in blood pressure for a while but could never pinpoint its cause. Therefore, it was a relief when my nephrologist diagnosed me with hyperaldosteronism, caused by a small benign tumor on the adrenal gland. I was relieved because now there was a way to fix this problem. Hyperaldosteronism […]

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Tags: adrenal gland, aldosterone, benign tumor, blood pressure, hyperaldosteronism, nephrologist, patient stories, post-operation appointment, surgery

September 23, 2016

Left Adrenalectomy

By desertpeddler desertpeddler

I was diagnosed with chronic hypertension in 1996. After 20 years of chronic hypertension, I had a stroke in May this year while visiting family in southern California. Dr. Chandrasaker at Eisenhower Hospital diagnosed me with hyperaldosteronism and sent me to Dr. Yeh . Within three hours of calling Dr. Yeh’s office I received a […]

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Tags: chronic hypertension, Dr. Masha Livhits, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrine, hyperaldoseronism, hyperaldosteronism, laproscopically, MRI, patient stories, tumor