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What are mineralocorticoid hormones?

Emilia Klapp
Nutrition & Dietetics
These are hormones secreted in the adrenal glands that are essential for life. They help control the body’s balances of water and electrolytes, particularly the concentrations of sodium and potassium. A lack of these hormones can lead to death from dehydration and an electrolyte imbalance within a week.

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