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Why is excess sodium bad for you?

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Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Sodium

Can raise blood pressure in salt sensitive individuals and may contribute to atherosclerosis.

In brief: Sodium

Can raise blood pressure in salt sensitive individuals and may contribute to atherosclerosis.
Dr. Howard Rubin
Dr. Howard Rubin
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Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
2 doctors agree

In brief: See below

Sodium commonly in salt, can cause high blood pressure in sussceptible indiiduals.
If you already have heart or kidney or liver problems , you may develop swelling of your feet . The typical american diet is already loaded with salt , so adding salt to your food can cause worsening of the problem. Remember low salt labels does not mean "no salt".

In brief: See below

Sodium commonly in salt, can cause high blood pressure in sussceptible indiiduals.
If you already have heart or kidney or liver problems , you may develop swelling of your feet . The typical american diet is already loaded with salt , so adding salt to your food can cause worsening of the problem. Remember low salt labels does not mean "no salt".
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
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