Understand Your Test

Sodium

Formal Name

 Sodium

Why Get Tested?

To determine whether your sodium level is within normal limits; to help evaluate electrolyte balance and to help determine the cause of and monitor the treatment for illnesses associated with abnormal sodium levels in the body.

When To Get Tested?

If you are experiencing dehydration, problems with blood pressure, accumulating excess fluid (edema), or have non-specific symptoms; as part of a routine health examination.