In this video, Dr Sanjay Gupta discusses left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH), what it means, why it happens and what to do about it. Patients with primary aldosteronism often suffer from LVH.
The Primary Aldosteronism Foundation maintains a list of selected videos. Topics range from the overview of hyperaldosteronism to blood pressure home monitoring and the DASH diet. We add new topics and videos as they become available. Videos can be searched by topic and keyword.
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CT of the Adrenal Gland
In this video lecture from CTisus, Dr. Fishman of John Hopkins discusses the factors that a radiologist considers when performing and examining an adrenal CT scan, including the characteristics of an adrenal gland of a patient with primary aldosteronism.
The Basics: DASH Diet
The DASH diet is one of the most well-researched and proven diets for lowering blood pressure. It is one of the most frequently recommended diets for patients with primary aldosteronism because it helps, along with medication, to keep the condition under control. This brief video was produced by WebMD.
Primary Aldosteronism: From A to Z
In this video from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Dr. Johnathan Williams presents an overview of primary aldosteronism. The video is geared more to physicians to enable them to identify potential cases, but it can be informative for patients as well, especially those who have a background in biology.
Taking Your Blood Pressure at Home
Just like other forms of hypertension, people with primary aldosteronism need to take their blood pressure at home. This instructional video from Kaiser Permanente explains how to do it and includes many useful tips.
In this video overview for medical students, the producers explain what causes primary aldosteronism, its symptoms, how it is diagnosed, and how it is treated.