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High Salt Diet (Definition)

Too much sodium may lead to high blood pressure in those who are sensitive to sodium. If you have high blood pressure, your doctor will probably recommend that you reduce your sodium (salt) intake. Sodium may lead to a serious build-up of fluid in people with congestive heart failure, cirrhosis, or kidney disease. Such people should be on a strict sodium-restricted diet, as ...Read more


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On Florinef (fludrocortisone) 100 mcg daily & high salt diet for POTS & low BP. Get very bloated in abdomen after salt &fluids which I need to not be lightheaded.Help?

On Florinef (fludrocortisone) 100 mcg daily & high salt diet for POTS & low BP. Get very bloated in abdomen after salt &fluids which I need to not be lightheaded.Help?

POTS and BP: You need and will get help. I suggest you make an appointment to see a cardiologist. High salt diet needs care - perhaps more importantly, you should see a hormone specialist (Endocrinologist) as well. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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Taking Florinef (fludrocortisone) 100 mcg daily & high salt diet for POTS & low BP. How to control belly fluid retention I get since starting treatment? I exercise.

Taking Florinef (fludrocortisone) 100 mcg daily & high salt diet for POTS & low BP. How to control belly fluid retention I get since starting treatment? I exercise.

Treatment: You should first start again with your primary doctor to make sure that some items are OK and possibly some items need correction. You did not include your age, height, and weight so I cannot give further information. I would appreciate it if you send me some more information. ...Read more

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Can drinking high amounts of water remove the affects of a high salt diet?

Can drinking high amounts of water remove the affects of a high salt diet?

Somewhere between: not much and not a bit. First, in fluid accumulation, taking both water and salt makes it much worse. High salt diets do NOT generally get people's sodium level abnormal simply because it triggers thirst and people drink and it triggers water retnetion and people swell. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would drinking high amounts of water remove the affects of a high salt diet?

Hi docs, would drinking high amounts of water remove the affects of a high salt diet?

Somewhere between: not much and not a bit. First, in fluid accumulation, taking both water and salt makes it much worse. High salt diets do NOT generally get people's sodium level abnormal simply because it triggers thirst and people drink and it triggers water retnetion and people swell. ...Read more

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How can a high-salt diet be the cause of mernieres disease?

How can a high-salt diet be the cause of mernieres disease?

Meniere's: is irritaiton of the nerves in the ear. They are sensitive to electrolytes BUT, it's really rare for diet to affect it. On the other hand, drugs that affect salt (diuretics) often cause damage to auditory nerves. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is mernieres disease caused by a high salt diet?

Can you tell me how is mernieres disease caused by a high salt diet?

High salt: 41 F from NY asks: How can a high-salt diet be the cause of mernieres disease? ANS: not clear that it does but the inner ear system floats in salt water and some seem to benefit from a low salt diet. I recommend ISBN: 0-7434-1007-6 Kindle Book-13: 978-1-43914-059-8 if your Dr. OKs If it helps should work in 1-2 weeks ...Read more

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Could a high salt diet or high protein & fat (low carb) be to blame for my water retention?

Could a high salt diet or high protein & fat (low carb)  be to blame for my water retention?

Not entirely: The high salt would cause fluid retention in persons with heart or kidney disease. If healthy, you should not develop edema with this diet. It is important to note that high protein diet is not sure to be safe for kidneys for the long haul i. E. A year or more. If you have fluid retention, you need to have your kidneys and heart evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Sodium (Definition)

It's an element that is important in the cell functions ...Read more