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Sodium test measures the amount of sodium in your blood.

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Frequently Asked Questions

A sodium test is usually ordered with other electrolytes like potassium, chloride and bicarbonates. A measurement of these electrolytes gives an indication of electrolyte balance that has implications in several diseases.

Your doctor may recommend this test for you if you show symptoms of either low or high sodium in your blood. These include:

  1. Muscle cramps
  2. Nausea
  3. Frequent headaches
  4. Swelling the body

Sodium is critical element, as it helps in maintaining blood pressure, as well as normal functioning of muscles and nerves. Sodium holds water in the blood and high levels increases the blood volume thereby increasing the pressure. The human body regulates sodium level extremely carefully to maintain optimum levels, especially the kidneys. The kidneys sense the sodium level in the blood and whenever high level is found, kidneys eliminate it. And in case of low sodium levels, it retains it be reabsorbing the sodium from the blood that is initially filtered by the kidneys.

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