Blood Sodium Levels and High Blood Pressure
If my sodium level comes back normal on a blood test, does that mean that it's not contributing to high blood pressure?
Most of the time, the sodium level is normal on a blood test. Yet you can still have high blood pressure 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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