ANGELA STANTON 5 | Low salt diets DECREASE BLOOD VOLUME, so… HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE!
presents episode 642 | Dr Angela Stanton
We have about 5L blood in body…
-needs to contain certain amount sodium
-role of sodium:
~cause action potential for nerves
~stomach acid [hydrochloric acid] requires salt
Body carries about 1 pound of salt
“We have mini-ocean with every cell floating in salty water.
So, need to retain quality of salt water
“If don’t intake enough salt,
cells will retain their salt…
~causing problems with blood:
If salt is too low, blood will reduce water level,
so, less fluid, increases speed and
“Reduced sodium diet actually increases blood pressure”
-most people with hypertension, put on low salt diet…
-then must increase meds; and then diuretics
“People in my group, with high blood pressure, doctors had given up
hope, taking many meds.
Then, they stopped meds, stopped carbs, took salt water,
Result: their blood pressured completely normalized”
Question: How much salt for migrainer?
-depends on how much water you drink
-don’t take in more salt unless also more water
Formula for minimum water to drink
“I exclude water in food because it is
NOT AVAILABLE FOR BODY TO USE FREELY”
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