Friday, 5 February 2016

Cerebral Salt-Wasting Syndrome

My 61 yr old husband was diagnosed May 1, 2015, with GBM, his tumor is in the right frontal lobe. He was recently also diagnosed with Cerebral Salt-wasting syndrome. For Greg, this meant, fogginess, even more memory and energy loss and falling, but more like collapsing. The remedy is 1,000mg of sodium 3x a day. The addition of sodium pills to his daily pill cocktail seems to have made a positive difference. Greg's neuro-onc said it could take a couple of weeks before things clear up.  The issue of sodium or sodium deficiency has been a problem for Greg fo a couple of years. I guess you could say this was our "canary in the coal mine" had we known.  I'll include links that help explain this further: and

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