Hyponatremia

About- Hyponatremia occurs when the sodium level in the blood is lower than normal.
Symptoms-
 

  • Coma
  • Confusion
  • Drowsiness
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Irritability
  • Low blood pressure
  • Muscle weakness, spasms or cramps
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Restlessness
  • Seizures
  • Weakness
 
Causes-
  • Addison's disease
  • Certain medications such as water pills (diuretics), antidepressants and pain medications
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Cushing's syndrome
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes insipidus
  • Excessive water intake
  • Heart disease
  • Hypothyroidism 
  • Kidney disease or kidney failure
  • Liver disease
  • Primary polydipsia
  • Severe vomiting or diarrhea
  • Syndrome of inappropriate anti-diuretic hormone (SIADH)
  • Using ecstasy
 
Specialist to visit
Nephrologist
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References
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.kidney.org
https://my.clevelandclinic.org
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.aafp.org

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