Functions

  • Essential for formation of gastric acid
  • Digestion
  • Kills microbes
  • Nerve & Muscle function

Deficiency (rare)

  • Dehydration
  • High levels of Sodium

Toxicity

  • Shortness of breath
  • Weakness
  • Thirst
  • Hypertension
  • Edema/fluid retention
  • Impaired thinking, Coma