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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
2500mg/ day: Well, sodium intake is in the news quite a bit lately and the current consensus is somewhere around 2500mg/day...But i can tell you that many of us fa ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
High sodium intake: Patients who ingest a high sodium (na) diet run the risk of developing hypertension due to the retention of water caused by a high na intake. You are ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
14 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
1500 mg a day: This is for a "low sodium diet". I have a comprehensive article on this here: http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/04/diet-for-patients-with-kid ... Read More
Dr. Mandakini Patel
41 years experience Pediatrics
Sodium in diet: Sodium is present in all foods naturally, we add more to add taste to our food. The naturally occurring sodium is enough for all of us if we eat right ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Varied diet: A varied diet with multiple sources. Avoid flying reptiles especially the pointy end.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
14 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Here: A little article about sodium: http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/04/diet-for-patients-with-kidney-disease.Html.
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Vanko
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Low sodium diet: 2 grams is considered low sodium diet. That should help the water retention.
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
That is not easy..: Your body actually needs to have adequate amount of sodium to function normally and so too low can cause significant problems such as seizure, weaknes ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Intake of sodium : How do you know that your levels of sodium (s) and potassium (k) are low? Have low levels of them on a blood test? If not, you are ingesting enough of ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Hmmm....: Wonder if calculations are correct. Normal recommendation for potassium for women runs around 5000 milliequivalents per day - about 3 grams per day. ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
36 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
It varies: People with congestive heart failure, or hypertension, chronic kidney disease need to be on a low sodium diet, usually 4000 mg or less per day. Other ... Read More

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