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please i would like a low-sodium replacement for chips?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Some companies now: sell "Low Sodium Potato Chips" & "Lightly Salted Potato Chips" - this would allow one to eat potato chips without so much concern about significantly elevating Na levels.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

What is a low sodium level considered?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 28 years experience
<136 mmolL.: The normal range is 136-145 mmol/l.
Phillipsburg, NJ
A 43-year-old male asked:

Is low sodium 132 bad?

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Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not necessarily: It's lower than normal range, and should be rechecked in the next month, but if there are no symptoms likely not worrisome. Some medicines can affect, as well as other conditions, for some people this is normal.
CA
A 29-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: low sodium?

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Dr. Christopher Nicora
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Hyponatremia: Is an electrolyte disturbance in which the sodium concentration in the serum is lower than normal. Its homeostasis is vital to the normal physiologic function of cells. Normal serum sodium levels are between 135 and 145 meq/l. Hyponatremia is defined as a serum level of less than 135 meq/l and is considered severe when the serum level is below 125 meq/l.
A 41-year-old member asked:

Aside from fruits, what else can I eat that has very low sodium?

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Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
Nephrology and Dialysis 14 years experience
List : Here is a comprehensive article about a low sodium diet: http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/04/diet-for-patients-with-kidney-disease.Html.
Centereach, NY
A 53-year-old female asked:

How does one develop low sodium and how do you treat it?

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Low sodium: There are many causes for low sodium, medications, heart conditions, kidney conditions, etc, it is a complex issue best addressed by a cardiologist and/or nephrologist depending on your symptoms and other medical issues.

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