Salt sensitivity, a determinant of blood pressure, cardiovascular disease and survival.

@article{Franco2006SaltSA,
  title={Salt sensitivity, a determinant of blood pressure, cardiovascular disease and survival.},
  author={Ver{\^o}nica Franco and Suzanne Oparil},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Nutrition},
  year={2006},
  volume={25 3 Suppl},
  pages={
          247S-255S
        }
}
High dietary sodium has been adduced as a cause of hypertension and its target organ damage for millennia; yet careful observations using sophisticated techniques have revealed only a weak relationship between sodium intake/excretion and blood pressure in the general population. Further, studies of the effects of dietary sodium reduction on blood pressure have revealed minimal achieved reductions in blood pressure, no relationship between the magnitude of reduction in sodium intake/excretion… CONTINUE READING

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