Alternate Names : Sodium Imbalance, Electrolyte Imbalance, Hyponatremia, Hypernatremia
How is the condition diagnosed?
A doctor can diagnose salt imbalance by taking a complete
medical history and ordering blood and urine tests. Other tests may be done
depending on the person's symptoms.
The doctor may also want to know:
What was happening when the symptoms started?
Was there any illness before the symptoms began?
Was the person exercising or working and sweating a lot?
Does anything help the symptoms improve?
What makes the symptoms worse?
Is there any chest pain, weakness,
Is the person taking any medicines?