Hypernatremia

What is Hypernatremia?

Hypernateremia is excess of sodium ions in blood and it can cause hypertension, and increase intracranial tension.

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Can high sodium intake cause muscle cramps/spasms?

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Brief Answer:
normally no

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

the human body has mechanisms that excrete the excess sodium. This way - in a normal individual -...

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I'm a biologist, so I know a bit about science. I might have been hypernatremic for 2 days. I was told that I might have polydipsia, so I reduced...

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Hi,

Thanks for your query.

Hypernatremia although is a measure of the amount of salt in the serum. It is an indicator of water imbalance - Excess...

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hi, i am 36 years old. I had some kind of stomach attack and went to the ER thinking I was having a heart attack. My ecg always come up abnormal...

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I am pleased to be able to help you with your health query,

I feel that you will be fine except for the...

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