Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 
Supplements » Sodium
 

Sodium

Sodium

Sodium: Sodium is an essential electrolyte in the body and is vital to stomach acid and energy production, a normal balance of water and acid-alkali, muscle contractions and transmissions of nerve messages. Sodium is available in supplements and in a large variety of foods, including salt, processed and preserved foods, cheese, butter, margarine, and snack foods. Because of a high dietary intake of sodium, supplementation is generally unnecessary.

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Beneficial For Conditions: Sodium

Adequate amounts of Sodium are claimed to be potentially beneficial for:

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Preventative For Conditions: Sodium

Adequate amounts of Sodium are claimed to be potentially preventative for:

Toxicity/Overdose Risks For Supplement Or Excessive Intake: Sodium

Excessive intake of Sodium may involve the following risks:

Descriptions of Sodium

Sodium: A mineral needed by the body to keep body fluids in balance. Sodium is found in table salt and in many processed foods. Too much sodium can cause the body to retain water.
Source: National Institute of Health

Sodium : alkaline metallic element, symbol Na, atomic number 11.
Source: CRISP

Sodium: Other Names

Other names for this supplements (Sodium) include:

More Vitamins & Supplements Topics

  • Burnaid Gel
  • Butterwort
  • Calciferol
  • Calcium
  • Calcium pantothenate
  • Calendula
  • California Clover
  • Capsicum
  • Carilade Powder
  • Carnitine
  • Carotenes
  • Cascara
  •  

    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise