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can too much of what mineral cause high blood pressure or stroke?

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Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
13 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Sodium: The most important in this case is sodium. Too much sodium (table salt) increased blood pressure and increase the risk of heart attack or stoke.
Answered on May 8, 2013

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