Response by Danser and van den Meiracker to Letter by Zhou and Zhou Regarding Article, “Hypertension: Renin–Angiotensin–Aldosterone System Alterations”
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Zhou and Zhou1 raise the interesting possibility that renin–angiotensin–aldosterone system (RAAS) alterations are a consequence of excretory organ insufficiency. Indeed, a lower sweat rate, as occurs in blacks, might induce sodium retention, thereby reducing renin release. The latter concept is well known and discussed in …