Home / Our Services / Mayo Clinic Health Information



Rest, limit salt to less than 2,000 milligrams a day. Avoid alcohol and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as ibuprofen and naproxen sodium.

When to seek immediate medical care

See a doctor immediately if:

  • New onset
  • Cause isn't clear
  • Fever

© 1998-2018 Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research (MFMER). All rights reserved.
Terms of Use