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Why does increased salt intake make blood pressure go up?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine

In brief: Increased volume

Volume of circulatory system is fixed.
Increased salt causes retention of fluid which expands against the fixed system.

In brief: Increased volume

Volume of circulatory system is fixed.
Increased salt causes retention of fluid which expands against the fixed system.
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