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Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 1996 May;5(3):205-8.

Salt sensitivity: does it play an important role in the pathogenesis and treatment of hypertension?

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Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202-5111, USA.

Abstract

Abundant data confirm a role for sodium intake in human blood pressure and for the pathogenesis and treatment of some forms of hypertension. New information concerning mechanisms for the effect of salt on blood pressure, as well as the relationship between salt intake and the heart and kidneys, is reviewed.

PMID:
8737853
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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