People don't realize how much salt from foods and meds affects their blood pressure

People don't realize how much salt from foods and meds affects their blood pressure.

The usual limit is 100 mmol or 2300 mg/day of sodium...about one teaspoon of table salt.

Advise patients with hypertension to try to limit sodium to 65 mmol or 1500 mg/day. Most people get more than twice this much.

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