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Can low sodium cause high blood pressure

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Hyponatremia: Water restriction is the key to control it.

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Dr. Frederick Singer
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Not likely: Severe vitamin d deficiency may cause muscle weakness but is not likely to cause dizziness. Vitamin d may protect somewhat against high blood pressur... Read More
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Hypertension: BP meds can sometimes cause sexual problems. It is relatively uncommon but not rare, talk to your dr.
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Dr. Mark Safford
Critical Care 35 years experience
Blood pressure: High blood pressure is often idiopathic meaning we don't have a reason for it. Cardiovascular disease renal disease and some endocrine diseases can c... Read More
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Dr. John Hammes
Nephrology and Dialysis 28 years experience
Rarely: If blood pressure is really high, it could cause a stroke (very serious) and some strokes can cause abrupt loss of consciousness (fainting); generally... Read More
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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Follow your Doctor: I would take the medication as prescribed by your physician. If you are overweight and/or are not exercising then both of those life style choices hav... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Kidney: When the kidneys are not functioning normally, the creatinine and BUN levels rise in the blood. They also can slowly rise a bit with aging. They are a... Read More
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Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Aspirin: The latest data support that there is no indication and can cause more harm, if aspirin is taken for what we call "primary prevention". Primary preven... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Cut out aspirin: unless you have had a previous MI, stroke or cardiac event. Aspirin recently shown to be non-effective in prevention of disease.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
Neurology 36 years experience
Too much: That varies from person to person and depends on your current sodium status. Exercise can lead to sweating and loss of sodium. Medications for BP cont... Read More

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