Nocturnal natriuresis in hyperthyroidism.


We measured urine flow and the renal excretion of total solute, sodium, potassium and calcium in eleven patients with hyperthyroidism before and after treatment. Mean nocturnal sodium excretion was significantly greater (P less than 0.05) during hyperthyroidism and was unaccompanied by any significant alterations in day time or 24-h values. As a result of… (More)