How does sodium intake affect heart failure | This one thing included in the daily diet can become the cause of heart failure, it is also dangerous for blood pressure

You will be surprised to know that the reason for heart failure is less than 20 rupees included in your diet every day. This thing causes not only heart, but also stroke and high BP. So let’s find out that this is a cheap thing, shall we?

Published: April 05, 2022 03:29:22 pm

In a research, scientists have found that sodium, that is, the salt included in your daily diet, becomes a major reason for your heart disease. Not only this, sodium is also the reason for the increase of many other diseases. So now you know that even this salt, which is available in less than 20 rupees, also works to fail the heart, but how, let’s know.


The cause of heart attack is not one but many. But one of them is present in your dinner plate every day. So if you reduce your sodium intake, you can keep your heart safe even after you recover from heart failure.

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A report published in the journal The Lancet found that simply reducing salt in the diet significantly reduces the risk of many diseases such as heart attack, high BP, stroke or brain haemorrhage. Not only this, researchers have also considered salt to be responsible somewhere behind the cause of inflammation, fatigue and cough.
what is heart failure
The research team took data of 806 patients in 26 medical centers in Mexico, USA, Canada, Colombia, Chile and New Zealand. All these patients were victims of heart failure and were cured by treatment. Heart failure means when the blood does not reach the heart properly and for this the heart pumps faster and due to increasing pressure, it is not able to pump blood properly. In this situation the heart fails. When all these people reduced their salt intake significantly with the help of nutritionists, their heart condition started showing great improvement.

Know how much salt should be taken in a day WHO has advised a common man who does not have any kind of disease to eat only 5 grams of salt i.e. one teaspoon of salt in a day. At the same time, those who have been advised by the doctor to eat less salt, they should take only one third of its salt.

Disclaimer- The tips and advices suggested in the article are for general information only and please consult a professional medical practitioner before trying it. Be sure to consult your doctor before starting any kind of fitness program, exercising, or making dietary changes.


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