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How Does Sodium Affect Blood Pressure?

April 21, 2011

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Digestion Research, such as studies done by The New England Journal of Medicine, show that eating too much sodium, better known as salt, can raise a person’s blood pressure. After a person ingests sodium, it moves to the digestive system to be absorbed into the blood stream. Normal and Above-Normal Levels of Sodium If the [...]

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Sodium – Negative Effects

April 21, 2011

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Sodium is one of the most abundant elements found on earth, and is readily found in the earth’s crust via the runoff of salty seas and erosion. Sodium is believed to have been introduced to the earth by exploding stars entering the earth’s atmosphere, and has become a vital nutrient to the existence of life [...]

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