Posts Tagged ‘sodium excretion’

May 3rd, 2011

Study Challenges Efforts to Lower Salt in the General Population

A new study challenges the conventional wisdom that lowering salt intake in the general population will result in fewer cardiovascular events. In a paper in JAMA, Katarzyna Stolarz-Skrzypek and colleagues report the results of the study, in which they followed 3,681 European people without cardiovascular disease after measuring their blood pressure and urinary sodium excretion. After […]