An aldosterone blood test is a laboratory test that measures the levels of the hormone aldosterone in the blood. Aldosterone is a hormone produced by the adrenal glands that helps regulate blood pressure and the balance of electrolytes in the body. The test is often used to help diagnose and monitor conditions that affect the adrenal glands, such as Addison's disease and Conn's syndrome.
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