What is the function of sodium in body?

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it helps to regulate fluids in the body and it also plays an important role in nerve tranmisson and muscle contaction. Functions of Sodium: * Cellular transport/ water regulation and blood pressure control * Nerve conduction * Muscular contraction (including heart) * Enzymatic reactions and metabolic activities
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What does sodium do for the body?

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What is the function of sodium bicarbonate in the human body?

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Function of sodium chloride in human body?

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What is sodium in the body?

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What does sodium to to your body?

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What is the biological function of sodium in the human body?

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