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Eat Salty Food
UNDO HABIT: Habits are things we repetetively do without thinking. We have to consciously choose different or we do things without reason. There is no reason to eat salty and then sweet. Counterbalancing unconsciousy generally means we are overdoing one thing and try to swing to the other side. If you eat everything in moderation and for a reason, then you are eating a meal. Choose to undo. ...Read more
Excess salt: Excess salt can be generally sickening in the stomach - more worrisome is the potential that salt may be elevating your blood pressure - - some individuals are salt sensitive with bp and you may feel the rise in bp as an adverse effect. Check your bp every hour after salty meal to see ...Read more
Probably not.: Salt, spices and acids such as citrus fruits can cause the tongue to swell. As long as it is mild swelling and not making breathing a problem, you probably have nothing to worry about. You may wish to avoid too much salt so the problem won't occur often. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For the last 6 months I have been experiencing extremely severe headaches at random intervals. They worsen significantly if I eat salty food?
Head aches: Get eval of the head aches and stop eating salty foods! ...Read more
For years I ate a high sodium diet. Suddenly I can no longer eat salty food. My tongue swells, turns white, & burns. My lips and nostrils burn.
I always have a dry mouth and feel dehydrated, yet I drink ~3 liters/day. I'm not on medication and I don't eat salty food. What's the deal here?
Prediabetic: You may be prediabetic and not able to control fluid loss through the kidneys or you may have a problem with the kidneys themselves. This is red flag sign and needs medical attention. Other possibilities include salivary gland dysfunction or disease or genetic disorder that inhibits proper salivary gland function or formation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whenever I eat salty foods such as soft pretzels I get a clear blister on the inside of my mouth on my lip. Is that normal?
Always?: Has this always been the case? If so, then I am thinking you are just really sensitive to the salt, or maybe even something else (brewer's yeast, etc) in those foods. It may just be causing irritation to the lining of your lips. If it is always in the same location...or if this is a new thing for you, however, I'd probably get it checked out, just in case. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Doc help me I don't know why I'm always weight gain even I on diet i eat less salty foods sometimes I eat small portions of sugar i do not drink sodas?
Nutrition & exercise: Don't go on a diet b/c that's only temporary. Instead, focus on changing your lifestyle. Check out DASH & Mediterranean diets (yes, I know what I just wrote) b/c they're proven to lower risk for many chronic diseases. And they're free! Avoid sugar at all costs if at all possible. Then start exercise program. Just a little bit each day. Aim for 30min/d leading to 500kcal/d deficit or 3,500kcal/wk. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am type 2 diabetic and still eat sweets and salty foods. Corn beef, chocolates, chips, etc. Will this hurt my health even if I am taking the meds?
I had dental work done about 2 month ago and when ever i eat salty or sweet foods or cold drinks i'm, my teeth gets sensitive is that normal?
My BP is staying around 138/93. I don't eat a lot of salty foods and I drink plenty of water. Should I see my dr?
Yes: Your systolic is in the higher range of normal and the diastolic is above the recommended level. Hypertension is diagnosed by measuring the blood pressure in 3 separate settings by a health professional. I agree with your instinct to have your blood pressure checked by your doctor to ensure that you either have normal BP or need medications ...Read more