What causes SIADH?
SIADH tends to occur in people with heart failure, or in people with a diseased hypothalamus (the part of the brain that works directly with the pituitary gland to produce hormones).
In other cases, a certain cancer (elsewhere in the body, often in the lungs) may produce the antidiuretic hormone. SIADH may also be caused by:
What are the symptoms of SIADH?
While each child may experience symptoms differently, in more severe cases of SIADH, symptoms may include:
- personality changes, such as combativeness, confusion, and hallucinations
The symptoms of SIADH may resemble other problems or medical conditions.