Heritable aspects of salt sensitivity.

  title={Heritable aspects of salt sensitivity.},
  author={Friedrich C. Luft and Judy Z. Miller and Shuki J Cohen and Naomi Fineberg and Myron H. Weinberger},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  volume={61 16},
Dietary salt reduction is an important nonpharmacologic remedy for mild hypertension as well as a useful adjunct to drug treatment. However, a reduced salt intake diet is not effective in reducing the blood pressure of all hypertensive patients. Several lines of evidence indicate that some patients are salt-sensitive whereas others are salt-resistant. A… CONTINUE READING