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Unformatted text preview: hat mechanisms come into play when blood pressure drops? 1. Kidney senses drop in BP and releases renin 2. Renin activates angiotensin I and ACE (angiotensin converting enzyme) 3. Angiotensin I is converted to Angiotensin II 4. Angiotensin II stimulates smooth muscle of the arteries. 5. Angiotension II stimulates aldosterone from adrenal cortex. 6. Aldosterone works on kidney to increase the reabsorption of sodium 7. Increase in blood sodium increases water volume hat mechanisms come into play when serum calcium drops? 1. Parathyroid senses drop in Ca and releases parathyroid hormone 2. Parathyroid causes release of Ca from bone 3. Parathyroid cause increase uptake of Ca from kidneys 4. Parathyroid activates Vitamin D 5. Vitamin D increases the uptake of Ca from food into intestine hat mechanisms come into play when serum calcium increases? 1. Thyroid senses increase in Ca and releases calcitonin 2. Calcitonin causes prevents loss of Ca from bone 3. Calcitonin causes Ca excretion from kidneys 4. May block calcium absorption from intestines? Why are low carb diets good for the treatment of hypertension?...
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