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hypertension iodized sea salt or iodized salt

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Lo mismo: Hi. Same thing, no difference.
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Don't get conned: Remember your high school chemistry. Oh, you didn't? Well, table salt is sodium chloride. Salt crystals are exactly equal numbers of sodium & ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Collins
41 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: It is unusual to be iodine deficient on a US diet, since our bread is iodized, and we usually eat a good variety of foods. I don't think sea salt has ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Variable: The kidneys control salt in the blood. If there is too much, the kidneys pass it into urine. But when salt intake levels are high, the kidneys cannot ... Read More
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
How salt causes HTN?: 35 F:"how does salt cause HTN?" When U eat more salt that UR kidney can excrete UR blood volume ncreases. This increases venous return 2 heart. UR hea ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
RETAINS WATER: Human Body is 60% water by weight.Water is both in the cells(iNTRAVASCULA)and(EXTRAVASCULAR)outside the cells. Too much water is bad for the body as t ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roxanne Lewis
Specializes in Clinical Psychology
Essential: Sodium is essential for cellular processes and is regularly excreted from the body, necessitating us to replenish it along with Potassium, magnesium, ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
46 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Yes, it's fuel for the fire.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
It can: Salt intake may lead to water retention leading to high blood pressure.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Butter or salt: If you have hypertension you should give up salt first.Butter is also not healthy as it is saturated fat, but it will not effect your bp, it may incre ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Chapman
41 years experience Cardiology
Yes: It depends on the size of the sodium load and your body's sensitivity to it. It may be several hours to several days.

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