Do you often add salt to the dish?
Many people consume more salt than the recommended dose. As we read in the article, in a large percentage of clinical cases the reason for the need for salt is environmental factors and not disease. Rarely though still hypersensitivity to salt may be related to a medical condition or a sodium deficiency in the body.
Here are the most common causes:
- Lack of sleep
- Excessive sweating
- Premenstrual syndrome
- Addison's disease
- Bartter syndrome
- Cystic fibrosis
- Electrolyte imbalance
What role does salt play in the body?
Both overdose and deficiency of salt are harmful to the body.
The recommended amount of salt has a positive effect on the proper functioning of the whole body.
The body needs salt for a variety of purposes, such as controlling muscles, maintaining fluid balance, and more.
As already mentioned, a strong desire to eat salty foods may be due to various pathological causes, and if this feeling bothers you systematically, in order to accurately diagnose and avoid any possible complications, it is recommended to consult a doctor in a timely manner.