Sodium supplements

A healthy diet without salt supplementation is sufficient to provide for the body's needs. Salt supplementation is an acquired taste. Salt tablets may be useful in cases where sodium is lost through excessive sweating.

Therapeutic uses of supplements

Sodium bicarbonate is used intravenously to treat metabolic and respiratory acidosis, in the acute treatment of excessive potassium levels, and to make urine alkaline.

Sodium supplementsInteractions

In addition to the interactions with other electrolytes described above, sodium increases urinary loss of calcium. The hypertensive effect of sodium is enhanced when calcium intake is low.

 

 
 
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