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How Salt Causes High Blood Pressure

…pastes, and purees I was using were high in salt. Here I was, a cardiologist, and I hadn’t made the connection. Excess salt contributes to water retention and that was my problem. Of course, too much salt also contributes to high blood pressure. I quickly changed my ways. The average adult consumes…

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Even Mildly High Blood Pressure Ups Stroke Risk, Significantly

…agree that most folks should limit sodium intake to less than 2,000 mg a day, that's not the case if you have heart failure. Salt does promote water retention, which can lead to high blood pressure. But if you are have congestive heart failure along with your hypertension, I'm a little more relaxed with…

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In a Healthy Heart Diet Beware of Hidden Salt

…sodium. Here I was, a cardiologist as well as a holistic health practitioner, and I hadn’t made the connection. Excess salt contributes to water retention, and that was my problem. Of course, too much salt also makes it difficult to control high blood pressure and contributes toward a myriad of other…

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