Salt does not cause hypertension

Salt does not cause high blood pressure

There are at least a dozen factors that cause high blood pressure, but salt isn’t one of them. Despite what your doctor is telling you, low-salt diet won’t fix your hypertension. In fact, it can make it worse.

Yet, some people clearly see the benefit of sodium restriction. Why?

Because if you are salt-sensitive, avoiding sodium may reduce frequency of blood pressure spikes… but this has nothing to do with reversing heart disease.

For those who benefit from a low-salt diet, know that this method is one of the least effective, temporary fixes you will have to adhere to for the rest of your life.

For permanent solutions that actually reverse heart disease and lower cardiovascular risk, see the video. There are at least 7.