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why do I crave salt before my period

A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience Internal Medicine
It should not: There are multiple variables that dictate the rate of sodium changes when giving saline solution. Hypertonic saline may elevate a patients sodium lev ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Not sure, but...: Salt may have something to do with blood loss and the body's need to retain fluid so blood pressure does not drop to low. Eating salt helps retain wat ... Read More
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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.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Opsahl
42 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes, sometimes: Fondaparinux (trade name arixtra) is an anticoagulant ("blood thinner") related to heparin. Anticoagulants decrease blood clotting and therefore, men ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Fondaparinux sodium: See: http://www.rxlist.com/arixtra-side-effects-drug-center.htm Fondaparinux sodium is reported to have potential to effect vaginal bleeding.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
25 years experience Gynecology
No relation: Drinking should not make you feel bloated.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
13 years experience Gynecology
Sure: I don't know if it will help, but certainly you can try. If it's too salty you'll get dehydrated from it. Careful.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Cravings: have nothing to do with fertility or conception.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Help?: If you purposefully avoided protecting yourself from pregnancy what help can we offer you? If you worry you could be pregnant you must go do a pregna ... Read More
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