chapter  38
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^#.^t38: TLC of Diuretics

In some diseases, collecting of too much water in the body occurs leading to edema in tissues. These symptoms are often connected with heart failure, renal failure, and liver failure. Collecting of too much water in the organism is the effect of sodium ions and chloride ions retention. Diuretics stimulate the kidneys to increase the secretion of urine to rid the body of excess of sodium and water.