What effect does cortisol have on antidiuretic hormone (ADH) and corticotropin-releasing hormone?

Updated: Dec 06, 2018
  • Author: Christie P Thomas, MBBS, FRCP, FASN, FAHA; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Cortisol has a negative feedback effect on ADH and corticotropin-releasing hormone. The absence of cortisol thus removes this inhibitory effect, increasing the release of ADH.


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