Most people take in considerably more salt than their bodies need, which can be harmful in the long term, but many don't realize the issue exists until it's too late. In this piece, I will quickly go over some of the warning signals that your salt intake is too high and some of the ways in which WebMD suggests you can limit your salt intake.
A common side effect of consuming excessive salt is the uncomfortable feeling of bloating.
The accumulation of salt in the body manifests clinically as this symptom.
Too much salt in the diet is also associated with another health risk: high blood pressure. One suspected cause of hypertension is eating too much salt. Salt makes it harder for the body to flush out excess fluids.
An excess of salt in the body can cause puffiness and persistent thirst, even if you're taking in plenty of fluids.
Fourth, an imbalance of salt can cause you to urinate more frequently and gain weight.
If you have trouble sleeping and feel exhausted all the time, this could be an indication that your body contains too much salt.
Last but not least, if you've been experiencing any of the aforementioned signs and symptoms, it's highly suggested that you see a doctor to have your salt level checked; if it's high, your doctor will give you instructions on how to lower it, which will likely include cutting back on salt and salty foods.
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