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Are sodium metabolism disorders serious?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

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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