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How do other illnesses affect sodium metabolism disorders?

Sodium metabolism disorders are usually caused by other illnesses or conditions. Heart failure, kidney disease, and diabetes can result in sodium imbalances in the body, especially too little sodium. Dehydration is the main cause of too much sodium in the body, often caused by illness or symptoms like diarrhea, In order to treat sodium metabolism disorders, these other illnesses need to be addressed.

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