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A 24-year-old female asked:

Craves salt all the time. could it be linked to stress and how to make the cravings lowered or stopped.?

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Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Low BP?: Often pateints crave salt because they need salt. Do you tend to have low blood pressure. Stress can lead to hormonal imbalances that can impair your kidney's ability to hold on to salt. Get checked by a doc that understands this metabolic problem.

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