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What happens when to your body when you have low sodium?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Depends how low: A little low (130-140) - no symptoms moderately low (120-130) - fatigue and malaise very low (<120) - risk of seizures and coma; eventual death.

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A 45-year-old female asked:

What happens when your body runs out of sodium?

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Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Sodium : Generally hyponatremia does not happen mild hyponatremia fatigue. Severe hyponatremia cerebral edema disorientation seizures. Can occur in pneumonia and not uncommon in lung cancer. Syndrome of inappropriate anti diuretic hormone..

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