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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
18 years experience Pharmacy
Of course: When we perspire, along with water, salt is excreted thus giving your body that taste.
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Salty Taste of Skin: Skin tastes salty because sweat contains salt. If you have been sweating more than usual, this will give your skin more of a salty taste. It is not a ... Read More
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Body taste salt: You are tasting the salt in your sweat. Every one has salt in sweat. Unless you have actually taken a bite of your body. They you are tasting blood. ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Not necessarily: Your body is bathed internally in a salt solution so you need some salt ingestion all the time. Data suggests that too much salt can lead to hyperten ... Read More
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Fluid retention.: Salt can raise the blood pressure, so would be particularly bad for people with high BP. It also causes water retention, so could be bad for people w ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Salt: Salt is known to contribute to elevated blood pressure especially in someone who already has this problem. Also, certain other conditions such as live ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Often a sign of stress: Salt cravings are common but yours sounds extreme. The most serious medical problem known to be associated with this is addison's disease, which is d ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Sometimes: Salt enhances the tastes of many foods and is a common ingredient in many of them. It leads to fluid retention and heart difficulties in those with h ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Cogdill
17 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Dietary Sodium: Animals will chew on wood if they are deficient of minerals. People will eat excessive ice, clay, or even dirt if they are iron deficient without know ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Zunamon
38 years experience Cardiology
Depends on reason: People with low blood pressure might benefit from taking salt pills to help expand their plasma volume but people prone to congestive heart failure an ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No: No more than anyone else craves salt. (unless margaritas are the drink of choice and then, only around the rim of the glass).
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
WHY EVER !!!!!!!!: Infants do not crave or benefit from salt , whatever the form, added to their diet. If anything it can mess up their metabolism and trigger a salt cra ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Magnesium sulfate: Answered this fully with your last question. It's great! Different natural hot springs have different quantities of magnesium, calcium, trace minerals ... Read More

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