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Increasing Aldosterone Levels Drives Alcohol Seeking Behavior

News   Jul 17, 2017 | Original Story from the NIH

 
NIH links Aldosterone to Alcohol Use Disorder

Aldosterone, a hormone produced in the adrenal glands, may contribute to alcohol use disorder (AUD) by binding to mineralocorticoid receptors in the brain, particularly in the amygdala – a key brain area involved in the development and maintenance of AUD. NIAAA

 
 
 

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