Prevention of hyponatremia

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Hyponatremia is demonstrated by an abnormally low concentration of sodium in the blood. The faster the sodium concentration declines, the more dangerous it is for your pet. Common symptoms of sodium deficiency can be vague and ranges from mild to fatal. These may or may not include the following:

  • Weakness
  • Weight loss
  • Lack of appetite
  • Lethargy

These symptoms may seem harmless but, when left untreated over a long period of time, it can escalate to life-threatening illnesses. If you notice the above signs, have your pet checked by a veterinarian to prevent your beloved pets from developing hyponatremia.

Anything that is lacking and in excess is harmful. Knowing the minimum sodium daily intake for animals is the key to maintaining a healthy amount of sodium concentration in their system. Be mindful of your food choices and give them supplements, if needed.

Bentonite clay is rich in sodium, calcium, magnesium, and other trace minerals that, when ingested, can act as a supplement that replaces the missing nutrients needed by the body. Also, it is also known as an effective detoxification tool that remove toxins from the body.

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