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Asked Oct 14, 2019

Why does increase in urination results in a decrease in the blood pressure?

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Blood pressure is the force exerted by circulating blood on the walls of blood vessels. Blood pressure is generated by the heart pumping blood into the arteries modified by the response of the arteries to the flow of blood.

Step 2

The anti-diuretic hormone acts to maintain blood pressure, blood volume and tissue water content by controlling the amount of water and hence the concentration of urine excreted by the kidney.

Vasopressin; arginine vasopressin; AVP; ADH are hormones that help to maintain the blood pressure.

Step 3

The anti-diuretic hormone is made by special nerve cells found in the hypothalamus. The nerve cells transport the hormone to the pituitary where the...

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