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Blood Sodium Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Blood Sodium.

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Here's Why You Should Celebrate Sweat

Regardless of weight or fitness level, we all sweat (although some more than others). For many, it's welcomed as physical proof of exertion. Whether you prefer running, spinning or hot yoga, there's just something exhilarating...  Read more

Shakin' It Up with the Skinny on Salt

Even if you are not a potato chip and pretzel junkie, you’re probably eating more salt than you realize. Sodium, the main ingredient in table salt, can hide in places you don’t suspect, like in ketchup, frozen dinners, instant hot cereals...  Read more

High Blood Pressure? Have a DASH of Spark

For years, battling high blood pressure meant throwing out the salt shaker and throwing on the sweatpants. We now know that there’s more to the picture. Exercise and maintaining a healthy weight have always been powerful tools for managing...  Read more

The Art of Eating Naked

When was the last time you ate naked? No, I’m not talking about that pizza you ate in bed last weekend, so please put your pants back on. I’m talking about whipping up lunch or dinner without condiments, sauces or the other extras we...  Read more

Easy Ways to Cut Sodium Intake

You consume sodium every single day, and that's a good thing! Our bodies need sodium to help maintain water and mineral balances and blood volume. But too much of a good thing (sodium in this case) can have negative effects on your health, such a...  Read more

High blood pressure blues.
Updated 8/18/2016 6:30:59 PM

Hi all! I have been taking my blood pressure at home, because for the past two months every time I get my blood pressure taken at the doctor it's higher and higher. Now it's really high. I'm going to the cardiologist tomorrow to find out what my...  Read more

For the second time in my life I was told my blood pressure and pulse were too low to donate blood.S
Updated 8/16/2016 1:25:36 PM

For the second time in my life I was told my blood pressure and pulse were too low to donate blood.Shouldve done my running this morning before going.I understand why they do it,but felt I am being penalised for being to fit now....  Read more

What is the purpose of lower sodium to lose weight
Updated 8/15/2016 5:38:41 PM

What is the purpose of lower sodium to lose weight? I know it holds in water weight, but that isnt fat. Should I reduce my sodium to lose actual weight?...  Read more

Had a blood glucose reading of 239 last night and
Updated 8/13/2016 2:20:49 AM

Had a blood glucose reading of 239 last night and am pretty shaken. I kept within my carb range and the bread part was wheat. Any advice? #diabetes...  Read more

Officially off blood pressure medication!! So exci
Updated 8/12/2016 2:31:48 PM

Officially off blood pressure medication!! So excited...  Read more

Bananas Lower Blood Pressure

Eating potassium-rich foods will help the body get rid of sodium. Bananas are the perfect on the go snack for dieters and diabetics. Potassium promotes blood flow to all the arteries. If potassium is low, the body retains extra sodium which will r...  Read more

Cough Syrup & Sugar

Most cough Syrup contain sugar, which can affect blood glucose levels, and also blood pressure. I found a cough syrup that has no sugar or sodium. It's called Diabetic Tussin and it's available at Walmart. Also If you're diagnosed with flu, it's v...  Read more

South Beach Diet (Lifestyle!)

For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat....  Read more

When Too Much Water Can Cause Problems for Runners

For many runners, our biggest concern after injury, is becoming dehydrated, especially when temperatures start to sore and our mileage begins to creep up. While dehydration can be an issue, overhydration can be an even more dangerous issue, particula...  Read more

Small Dietary Changes Could Save Billions in Health Care Costs

We all know that too much sodium is bad for your health. But did you know just how bad it is for our wallets? According to new research, if Americans could cut their sodium intake to the levels recommended by health experts, the country would save a...  Read more

Low Blood Sodium

The last two blood reports over the last 60 days both showed low sodium. So I started to check to see what that meant. My Dr. told me to drink no more than 1200 milliliters which comes out to 40.5 oz or a little over 5 cups. This is very difficult...  Read more