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How salt intake if reduces reduce risk of stroke ?

Asked by jameel ahmed, 12 Dec '09 02:33 pm
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People who eat high levels of salt have a higher risk of stroke, and possibly heart problems, according to new research. The researchers calculated that cutting salt consumption to recommended levels worldwide might save almost 3 million lives a year, although this would mean persuading whole populations to halve their salt consumption, which isn't likely to be easy.
Eating less salt can help lower your blood pressure. By itself, high blood pressure isn't necessarily a big deal, but over time, and combined with other factors such as a high cholesterol level or being overweight, it can increase your risk of heart attack or stroke. It would be useful to know whether a low-salt diet could cut your risk of these serious health problems, rather than just lowering your blood pressure.
People who ate more salt had a higher chance of having a stroke. On average, an extra 5 grams of salt per day was linked to a 23 percent higher risk of stroke.
This might sound like a big increase, but the i ...more
Answered by Pardeep kapoor, 12 Dec '09 02:39 pm

 
  
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Salt actually increases the risk,
reduce salt intake or avoid but take more vegetable/ leafy veg for salt requirement of body
Answered by vunnam jalaramaiah, 18 Dec '09 12:32 pm

 
  
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Yes
Answered by yusuf syed, 14 Dec '09 12:36 pm

 
  
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No extra salt with food.
Answered by dare devil, 12 Dec '09 08:33 pm

 
  
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Reduced salt intake helps in bringing down the blood pressure.
Answered by krishna bhojwani, 12 Dec '09 02:37 pm

 
  
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