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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Salt intake: There are no published clinical studies on Himalayan salt comparing it to table salt. Himalayan salt contains 85% sodium chloride and up to 84 trace m ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
2 g a day: You dont want to exceed 2 g a day total daily intake of salt. If youre eating a product, see how much salt per serving and how many servings youre hav ... Read More
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Total sodium per day: Total sodium per day should remain less than 3000 mg for most persons. So, you have to do some arithmetic to figure that out. Download AAKP Nutrition ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Hypertension: Adding lots of salt will make high blood pressure worse if it's present. The health risks to folks who are not hypertensive (if any) is not clear. I ... Read More
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Salt: High blood pressure is the likely outcome. Heart changes and vascular changes may also occur. She may swell in legs over the day.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
32 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Lethal Dose Salt: In toxicology, the median lethal dose, ld50 (abbreviation for “lethal dose, 50%”) of a toxin, radiation, or pathogen is the dose required to kill half ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Minor: Table salt is purified salt sometimes with iodine added. Sea salt is purified salt, allegedly from the sea and supposedly containing some co-purified ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
None at all: Himalayan salt has a few extra minerals and a lovely color, but most of it is salt and no different than any other salt. Salt should be monitored in ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonda Anderson
19 years experience Family Medicine
Less processing: Sea salt is less heavily processed and therefore has a coarser texture and may have more base minerals remaining in the mixture. Also, table salt has ... Read More
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Not related : The back of the nose connects with the sinuses and throat. Salt water sniffing is not uncommonly used to help clear sinuses. If you are worried that y ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Moderation: Everything in moderation. Mom and unborn child need salt. All our nerves are conducted on changes in sodium and chloride. Salt is a important part of ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Typically: That advice is usually given to help you replace sodium that is lost in the sweat.

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