Sodium in Your Well Water: A Health Concern

Sep 06, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Knowing the amount of sodium in your drinking water is important for your health, especially if you have high blood pressure. Sodium is an essential mineral for maintaining a healthy fluid balance and is important for brain function and muscle contractions, but consuming too much sodium can elevate your blood pressure. This publication from the University of Maryland Extension provides guidance on sodium intake from food and drinking water.

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Michelle Shapiro is a communication specialist for the Environmental Health & Disability team at NACCHO.

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