Health Conditions and Diseases Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders Vitamins and Minerals Deficiency, Dependency and Toxicity Sodium Hyponatremia
This category contains information for patients, their families and caregivers, about Hyponatremia. This is a condition in which sodium levels in the blood are too low.
Hyponatremia occurs when water and sodium levels in the system are out of balance. Causes include medications, poor diet and excess consumption of beer, adrenal insufficiency, or use of the drug MDMA (ecstasy).
Sandy Craig, MD explains how the body controls sodium levels, causes, lab work, treatment, and follow-up care.
Clinical article discusses this electrolyte abnormality is often a complication of other medical illnesses. Includes definition, physical and neurological symptoms, causes, diet, and medication.
Brief article discusses causes, signs and symptoms, and treatment.
Illustrated article offers alternative names, incidence and risk factors, signs and tests, treatment, and prognosis.
Last update:October 18, 2016 at 3:22:09 UTC