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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reginald Gohh
30 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Low sodium levels: Hyponatremia is a term used to refer to low sodium concentrations in the body. Generally this is due to excess amount of water which dilutes the sodi ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Low sodium: In the blood. If it is too low it can cause coma and or seizures and be very dangerous.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Hyponatremia or low sodium level has many causes.Low levels may be asymptomatic or accompanied by non specific symptoms like generalized weakness, and ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Low Sodium: Hyponatremia means that a blood test revealed a low value for sodium. This can be from excess water or less likely insufficient sodium. It can be a v ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reginald Gohh
30 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Excess water: Exertional hyponatremia generally occurs when a person loses excessive amounts of both water and electrolytes (usually through profuse sweating during ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience in Endocrinology
Depends: Hi. Hyponatremia (lo Na) can be seen with normal, low, or high circulating blood volume. How it is treated depends on the clinical setting (blood loss ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
28 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Low sodium: Euvolemia means you are neither fluid overloaded nor dehydrated. Hypontremia is a difficult medical problem. Some people develop low sodium in the bl ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
excess water: The inability of the body to lose excess water is the leading cause. Low na is a serious condition which requires investigation and treatment.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
26 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Too much water: Hyponatremia is a disorder of water balance. In the summer as you describe it would because most likely by in excess of water ingestion, or dehydratio ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Older women: Although every individual is at risk to develop hyponatremia, older women and pregnant women in particular are most at a higher risk to develop hypon ... Read More

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