Tag: Twelve-year study ties high salt intake to doubled risk of heart failure

Twelve-year study ties high salt intake to doubled risk of heart failure

August 28, 2017

High consumption of salt (sodium chloride) has been linked to a doubled risk of heart failure in a 12-year study in more than 4,000 people. Prof. Pekka Jousilahti, research professor at the National Institute for Health and Welfare in Helsinki, Finland, said high salt intake is one of the major causes of high blood pressure […]

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