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3. You Will Start To Swell Up

Excess sodium interferes with the kidneys' ability to function. As a result, they cannot flush the fluid out of the body as efficiently as before. Some of the excess fluid gets squeezed into the spaces between cells when it cannot be discharged from the body. This is edema and has side effects such as large bags under the eyes and swelling in the feet.

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