Explain in layman's terms the interconnected roles of ADH and angiotensin. PLEASE include a diagram.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 21, 2019, 11:21 am ad1c9bdddf
ADH, also called vasopressin, is a hormone, made by the posterior pituitary gland. Its principle target tissues are the kidneys, sweat glands, and small blood vessels called arterioles. Its principal effect is to conserve body water by decreasing urine volume. It also performs this function by decreasing water loss through sweat. In addition, it raises blood pressure by constricting the arterioles.
But, before we mention angiotensin, we must mention the hormone, ...