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

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… 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.

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

Thyroid Disease and Hyponatremia – is There a Link?

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… Read More »Thyroid Disease and Hyponatremia – is There a Link?