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How are sodium metabolism disorders diagnosed?

Blood tests and urine tests are used to diagnose sodium metabolism disorders. Once a doctor has determined that high or low sodium levels are responsible for a person's symptoms, the cause of the sodium metabolism disorder must be identified. This requires a thorough evaluation of the patient and any complicating factors that might have led to the condition, including dehydration, other disorders, and certain medications.

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What is the rate of incidence for sodium metabolism disorders?
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The rate of incidence for sodium metabolism disorders is fairly high, with hyponatremia (low sodium)...
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What are sodium metabolism disorders?
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Sodium metabolism disorders occur when sodium levels become unbalanced in the blood. Hyponatremia (l...
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Are sodium metabolism disorders serious?
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Sodium metabolism disorders are not always serious, but in some instances, they can be life-threaten...
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How can eating disorders lead to sodium metabolism disorders?
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Eating disorders can lead to fluid and electrolyte imbalances in the body, which can lead to sodium ...
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