A hereditary problem, Bartter syndrome is identified by low potassium levels, high renin levels and high hypokalemia. This syndrome affects the kidney of a person, and leads to the formation of kidney stones, cramps, constipation, increase in the frequency of urination, and low blood pressure levels. It can be detected through blood tests and a biopsy of the kidney. Maintaining a proper diet helps in improving the condition.
HOW IS BARTTER SYNDROME DIAGNOSED?
The condition ' Bartter Syndrome' has been named after Dr. Frederic Bartter.