The hyponatremia, AKA Edelman equation, is what actually determines the blood sodium level. It’s straightforward and simple on the surface but imperative to understand in order to make sense of the overall Hyponatremia construct. The simplified Edelman equation is as… Read More »The Hyponatremia Equation
PowerPoint presentation created by Dr Barry Gorlitsky on evidence based approach to Chronic Hyponatremia. Example case, prevalence, how to make the correct diagnosis of Hyponatremia and SIADH, consequences of under treatment and current treatment options, including Urea. Click here to download the… Read More »Dr. Gorlitsky Chronic Hyponatremia Talk 2021
An interesting question came up recently in a Hyponatremia forum regarding why someone with SIADH specific gravity (concentration of urine) would be so varied. If I can still concentrate and dilute my urine why then do I still suffer from Hyponatremia,… Read More »The Many Types of SIADH
Urea is a medical food, used for the treatment of Hyponatremia (low sodium). Urea works by osmosis. It draws excess water out via the kidneys, resulting in increased sodium levels without the need for salt tablets and/or extreme fluid restrictions. Medical… Read More »What is UreaAide?
We realized we could really bring the cost down if we sold our same USP grade Urea but just left it unflavored. Dr. Barry Before KidneyAide there was only one company making one Urea in the entire US. We loved how well Urea… Read More »What is the ‘Low Cost’ Urea I Keep Hearing About?
A study in the journal of Bone and Mineral Research published in 2010, sought to answer this very question. We already know low sodium is linked to falls and imbalance so if it also causes bone weakness it’s a pretty scary proposition.… Read More »Does Low Sodium Cause Weak Bones?
Hyponatremia may be associated with Hypothyroidism (low thyroid levels/function), especially with severe hypothyroidism and myxedema. Myxedema is a constellation of symptoms associated with severe hypothyroidism including: •Confusion•Swelling•Hypothermia (low body temperature)•Bradycardia (slow heart rate)•Hypotension (low blood pressure)•Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) With this being said thyroid function is often checked,… Read More »Thyroid Disease and Hyponatremia – is There a Link?