Blood Sodium Levels and High Blood Pressure

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Filed Under: Blood Pressure, Q&As, Heart Health
Last Reviewed 03/28/2014

Blood Sodium Levels and High Blood Pressure

If my blood sodium level comes back normal on a blood test, does that mean that it's not contributing to high blood pressure levels?

Most of the time, the blood sodium level is normal on a blood test. Yet you can still have high blood pressure levels at the same time. So a normal blood sodium level really has very little relationship to the blood pressure in the body.

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