How are sodium metabolism disorders diagnosed?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner
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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