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Can you let me know is it true that taking table salt could cause hypertension, stroke and ballooning of the blood vessel?
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Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Possible
In general, only long distance runner or competitive cyclist and soldiers in the field should concern themselves about taking table salts -- and the rest of us should stay clear of table salts except perhaps to add to your soup if you have to -- and the answer to your question is a strong yes -.

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In general, only long distance runner or competitive cyclist and soldiers in the field should concern themselves about taking table salts -- and the rest of us should stay clear of table salts except perhaps to add to your soup if you have to -- and the answer to your question is a strong yes -.
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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology
In brief: Yes, yes, no
Salt expands blood volume, raises blood pressure.
Elevated blood pressure is a leading cause of stroke though usually after years of it. Ballooning of blood vessels can occur in several situations: fusiform aneurysm, berry aneurysm, arterial dissection, etc. These conditions are not caused by excess or insufficient sodium (salt).

In brief: Yes, yes, no
Salt expands blood volume, raises blood pressure.
Elevated blood pressure is a leading cause of stroke though usually after years of it. Ballooning of blood vessels can occur in several situations: fusiform aneurysm, berry aneurysm, arterial dissection, etc. These conditions are not caused by excess or insufficient sodium (salt).
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