Salt Sensitivity May Increase The Risk Of High Blood Pressure

Nikki Attkisson | Last Updated : April 28, 2021

A new study has discovered that all the extremely sensitive people to Salt are having an increased amount of risk developing high blood pressure. It was already known to scientists as an element that enhances levels of salt sensitivity are more common, especially among the people who are already suffering from the problem of high blood pressure.

Salt Sensitivity May Increase The Risk Of High Blood Pressure

But at the same point in time, all the scientists wanted to investigate and further prove that if salt sensitivity could cause hypertension. In a recent study which has been published by the famous American heart Association journal hypertension, it has been determined that out of 1604 Chinese adults who started as a part of the study, it was observed that 43% of them were more likely to develop high blood pressure.

Salt Sensitivity May Increase The Risk Of High Blood Pressure

This percentage of the people was the one which was already having a high degree of salt sensitivity. However, famous doctors have proclaimed that sodium sensitivity is just a cause of high blood pressure and not vice versa. This research is really helpful because people are already becoming extremely conscious about their health care and lifestyle.

This study would play a vital role in letting people be more attentive to salt intake in the future. The study can advise that decreasing the utilization of Salt in daily life also prevents blood pressure and has other benefits as well. One of the most important benefits that are achieved by less intake of Salt is the reduced risk of cardiovascular diseases.

In addition, it also reduces the conditions associated with heart attack and strokes. The researchers are also able to provide for the fact that increased amount of waste due to the sodium sensitivity would also be in having the level of risk to the patients who are already suffering from high blood pressure and would also expose them to different types of diseases which may at times become incurable.

The researchers also expressed the difficulties they had to face by undergoing the study because it was challenging to study the genetic material. In addition, this study provided a warning sign to all those persons who have been taking their health extremely callously.

It is vital to provide that search amount of carelessness in terms of health is not at all acceptable and exposes the person to a greater amount of waste of developing serious diseases which at times becomes fetal to the person at the end.

The studies also provide that this study that has been conducted is limited because it only considers the Chinese population. Therefore, the health experts are concerned about the outcomes that might be obtained by studying the other half of the population, not Chinese.

The researchers have also claimed that the study results can be Biased because they are only based on Chinese data. Since the Chinese have a different lifestyle, the data results should be subjected to more research and scrutiny. In this way, a greater amount of advantage could be obtained. This would be helpful in the learn for saving the lives of the people.

Nikki Attkisson

With over 15 years as a practicing journalist, Nikki Attkisson found herself at Powdersville Post now after working at several other publications. She is an award-winning journalist with an entrepreneurial spirit and worked as a journalist covering technology, innovation, environmental issues, politics, health etc. Nikki Attkisson has also worked on product development, content strategy, and editorial management for numerous media companies. She began her career at local news stations and worked as a reporter in national newspapers.

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