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Are sodium metabolism disorders serious?

Sodium metabolism disorders are not always serious, but in some instances, they can be life-threatening. Sometimes mild to moderate sodium metabolism disorder symptoms can resolve without extensive medical intervention, but seeking a doctor's evaluation is recommended nevertheless. In severe cases, sodium metabolism disorders can lead to seizures, coma, and death.

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Should I talk to my doctor about my sodium metabolism disorder?
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Sodium metabolism disorders can be severe and even fatal, so if you suspect you or someone you love ...
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How are the kidneys involved in sodium metabolism disorders?
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Together with several hormones and sensors throughout the body, the kidneys are responsible for regu...
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What role does dehydration play in sodium metabolism disorders?
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Dehydration can alter the fluid balance of the body, resulting in hypernatremia (a type of sodium me...
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How do I manage my sodium metabolism disorder on a daily basis?
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Usually, treating the underlying cause of a sodium metabolism disorder will remedy the sodium metabo...
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