The purpose of this study is to figure out how decreasing the activity of 11-beta hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase (11-beta HSD) will affect your blood vessel function. 11-beta HSD, which is found in the kidneys and blood vessels, is a natural protein that when active helps to keep your blood pressure under control.
Study Name: The Role of Mineralocorticoid Receptors in Vascular Function
Conditions: Apparent Mineralocorticoid Excess (AME)
Interventions: Drug: Glycyrrhetic Acid|Drug: Placebo
Locations: Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Study link: https://ClinicalTrials.gov/show/NCT00759525
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