Symptoms of Hyponatremia include:
- Muscle pain
Hyponatremia is a condition which occurs when the amount of sodium in a person’s blood becomes lower than normal. Sodium is an electrolyte which helps in regulating the amount of water in and around the cells. In Hyponatremia, the sodium in the body becomes diluted and the body's water level increases. This leads to swelling in the patient’s cells which can cause a number of dangerous health problems.
Causes of Hyponatremia include:
The risk factors associated with Hyponatremia are:
The doctor checks the medical history and conducts a physical examination of the patient. To further confirm the presence of Hyponatremia or l...
The doctor checks the medical history and conducts a physical examination of the patient. To further confirm the presence of Hyponatremia or low blood sodium, the doctor conducts the following screening tests:
The treatment for Hyponatremia focuses at curing the underlying cause of the disease. If the patient has Hyponatremia due to excessive intake of water, the doctor may ask to temporarily reduce the intake of fluids. However, if the disease is sever..
The treatment for Hyponatremia focuses at curing the underlying cause of the disease. If the patient has Hyponatremia due to excessive intake of water, the doctor may ask to temporarily reduce the intake of fluids. However, if the disease is severe, the doctor may opt for the following treatments:
The doctor injects fluids like IV sodium solution into the patient’s veins to increase the sodium content in the blood.
The doctor may advise certain medicines to control the symptoms of Hyponatremia and provide relief to the patient.
One should seek medical help when prominent signs and symptoms of Hyponatremia are observed or if a person is suffering from a disease that poses a risk of Hyponatremia.
Medanta ensures expert care for its patients who are diagnosed with Hyponatremia at the Institute of Kidney and Urology. The institute is a unique resource for patients who are suffering from any disorder associated with the urinary system, includ..
Medanta ensures expert care for its patients who are diagnosed with Hyponatremia at the Institute of Kidney and Urology. The institute is a unique resource for patients who are suffering from any disorder associated with the urinary system, including the kidneys and prostate gland. The institute is a centre of excellence with a combination of highly trained and experienced doctors, and cutting-edge technology. The institute is one of the leading centres in the world and aims at providing supreme medical assistance at affordable prices. We take pride in having some of India’s finest experts covering every major and minor nephrology and urology speciality.
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