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Non-pressure-related effects of dietary sodium.
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PMID:  19146795     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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After the demonstration of a positive correlation between sodium intake and arterial pressure in large population studies, the effect of short-term reduction in sodium intake demonstrated the efficacy of this nonpharmacologic therapy. In addition, a positive relation between urinary sodium (the most reliable estimate of salt intake) and left ventricular hypertrophy was found; and in recent years it was shown that cardiovascular morbidity clearly progressed with increasing sodium intake, despite one contradictory study. The role of non-pressure-related effects of dietary sodium is discussed in order to bring more arguments for a large-scale attempt to reduce sodium intake by 30% to 50%.
Authors:
Guilhem du Cailar; Albert Mimran
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current hypertension reports     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1534-3111     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr. Hypertens. Rep.     Publication Date:  2009 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-01-16     Completed Date:  2009-04-10     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  100888982     Medline TA:  Curr Hypertens Rep     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  12-7     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine, Hôpital Lapeyronie, Montpellier Cedex 5, France.
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Curr Hypertens Rep. 2007 Apr;9(2):154-9   [PMID:  17442228 ]

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