low salt diet


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low salt di·et

a diet with restricted amounts of sodium chloride, useful in the treatment of some cases of hypertension, heart failure, and other syndromes characterized by fluid retention and/or edema formation.

low salt di·et

(lō sawlt dīĕt)
Diet with restricted amounts of sodium chloride; useful in the treatment of some cases of hypertension, heart failure, and other syndromes.
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Although expressly describing black salt as sodium chloride, the book claims it has medicinal uses: 'As it does not increase the sodium content of the blood, unlike ordinary salt, it is recommended for patients with high blood pressure or those on a low salt diet.
To control the build-up of fluid, a low salt diet, which reduces water retention, may be effective.
Since it is reasonable to assume that an athlete eating in an institutional dining hall is likely to be on a low salt diet, any restriction in his dietary intake of sodium is likely to produce a significant sodium deficit.
For that type of leg cramping try a salt tablet-as long as your doctor has not put you on a low salt diet for other reasons.
The reason that many illnesses can increase lithium levels is that increased sweating, fever, a low salt diet, vomiting, and diarrhea all result in less sodium present in the body, thus producing higher levels.