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Salt Imbalance

Alternate Names : Sodium Imbalance, Electrolyte Imbalance, Hyponatremia, Hypernatremia

Salt Imbalance | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What are the signs and symptoms of the condition?

Common signs and symptoms of salt imbalance include:

  • muscle cramps, especially after exercise
  • weakness, often the first symptom of hyponatremia
  • irritability
  • confusion
  • restlessness and agitation
  • changes in heart rate, heartbeat, and blood pressure
  • tissue swelling
  • retaining fluid in the body
  • eliminating large amounts of urine
  • nausea
  • depression
  • lack of coordination
  • seizures
  • coma

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    Salt Imbalance: Diagnosis & Tests

    Author: Eileen McLaughlin, RN, BSN
    Reviewer: Kathleen A. MacNaughton, RN, BSN
    Date Reviewed: 09/09/02

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