A 44-year-old member asked:
What diseases can be caused by high sodium diet?
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Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Hypertension, heart: High sodium diets can need to hypertension and its sequelae including heart disease. In general, most americans should adhere to a 2000 mg per day of sodium or less. We are quite terrible at this.
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Endocrinology 58 years experience
High salt diet: HTN, heart failure, heart attack, stroke, kidney failure, hardening of the arteries, maybe asthma, gastric cancer, osteoporosis, headache, blindness from HTN early death, spending a larger part of your life disabled from the complications of CVD. To mention a few. How to avoid. I recommend the DASH Diet. ISBN: 0-7434-1007-6
Kindle Book-13: 978-1-43914-059-8
May your pressure be low!
912 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 28, 2016
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