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Sodium Na By Eric (Science 8A) Dec 11, 2013
History Discovered In 1807 By Sir Humphrey Davy
Sodium in body Control blood pressure Muscle and nerve function
Symptoms Soft Bright silvery white Metal
Characteristics of sodium disorder The adequate intake for sodium is set at 1,500 milligrams per day for adults up to 50 years of age; 1,300 milligrams for adults from ages 51 to 70; and 1,200 milligrams per day after that. Too low blood pressure
Sodium Diagnostic Testing
Causes of Sodium disorder Diarrhea Excessive sweating Vomiting
Risk Factors for Low Sodium Advanced age Excessive exercise, particularly outdoors in hot weather. Hot climate Kidney disease Liver failure Medication side effects
Other facts The pure sodium is kept under oil because it is highly reactive.
Other facts It makes a yellow color in fireworks.
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