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  1. Sodium (National Library of Medicine)  
    Table salt is a combination of two minerals - sodium and chloride Your body needs some sodium to work properly. It helps with the function ... in your body. Your kidneys control how much sodium is in your body. If you have too ...
  2. Fluid and Electrolyte Balance (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... and the brain work the way they should Sodium, calcium, potassium, chloride, phosphate, and magnesium are all ...
  3. How to Lower Cholesterol with Diet (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... You should try to limit the amount of sodium (salt) that you eat to no more than ... of salt) a day. That includes all the sodium you eat, whether it was added in cooking ...
  4. How to Prevent High Blood Pressure (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... high blood pressure, such as eating too much sodium (salt) or not enough potassium, lack of exercise, ... blood pressure, you should limit the amount of sodium (salt) that you eat and increase the amount ...
  5. Blood Pressure Medicines (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... Losing weight Being physically active Managing stress Reducing sodium in your diet Avoiding alcohol, tobacco, and illegal ... vessels to relax. Diuretics remove extra water and sodium (salt) from your body. This lowers the amount ...
  6. DASH Eating Plan (National Library of Medicine)  
    DASH stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. It is an eating plan that is based on research studies sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and ...
  7. Diets (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... easy on saturated fats, trans fat, cholesterol, salt (sodium), and added sugars The key to losing weight ...
  8. Kidney Tests (National Library of Medicine)  
    You have two kidneys. They are fist-sized organs on either side of your backbone above your waist. Your kidneys filter and clean your blood, taking out waste ...
  9. Pain Relievers (National Library of Medicine)  
    Pain relievers are medicines that reduce or relieve headaches, sore muscles, arthritis, or other aches and pains. There are many different pain medicines, ...
  10. Urine and Urination (National Library of Medicine)  
    Your kidneys make urine by filtering wastes and extra water from your blood. The waste is called urea. Your blood carries it to the kidneys. From the kidneys, ...
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