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What exactly is SIADH?

SIADH stands for the Syndrome of Inappropriate Anti-Diuretic Hormone secretion.  What that means is your body is secreting an excess of the hormone that causes a concentrated urine.  This concentrated urine will in turn not allow the body to excrete… Read More »What exactly is SIADH?

Urea for the treatment of SIADH: a review of the article in Nature Scientific reports from June 2022. 

In June 2022 a nice retrospective analysis was published, documenting 48 patients diagnosed with SIADH/Hyponatremia. The study period took place from November 2015 until April 2022. The most common causes of SIADH were cancer, followed by medications and idiopathic. The… Read More »Urea for the treatment of SIADH: a review of the article in Nature Scientific reports from June 2022. 

Could My Medication be Causing My Hyponatremia? The Top 10 + Medications that Cause Low Sodium.

A common question that often comes up is, could my medications be causing the Hyponatremia? The short answer is yes, possibly.  While medications like hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) are notorious in causing low sodium, other medications are less commonly known, but may… Read More »Could My Medication be Causing My Hyponatremia? The Top 10 + Medications that Cause Low Sodium.

The Hyponatremia Equation

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