5 Indication of High Salt Intake

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High intake of salt is associated with hypertension, circulation problems and wrecking the heart. But before all those serious health issues you can be aware of high salt intake and consider cutting down the daily use of it. Keep your eyes on following signs, if they appear then it is an alarm to reduce your salt intake.

Declined Cognitive Functions:

Who knew that salt could even impact the normal brain function? Adults, with high-sodium diets, had a higher chance of cognitive decline than those with less salt in their diets, according to a recent study. Especially as you age it is important to keep track of your salt intake salt and make changes if necessary.


Foods with a high amount of sodium make you feel thirsty, maybe you noticed it generally. In the long run, when in body sodium level rises you feel thirst more often because sodium messes with the balance of fluid in your body.
thirst is a symptom of high salt intake

Body Swelling:

Yes, just one night of too much sodium can actually make you look and feel more bloated in the morning. This is called edema, the condition of extra fluid buildup in body’s tissues. If you are unusual body swelling then cutting down sodium intake is the best option. Sometimes, edema can be a symptom of an underlying disease so it’s better to consult a medical professional.

Stomach Problems:

Too much sodium intake is linked to stomach ulcers. Although more research is needed, findings of the recent research suggest that people should be aware enough of salt damaging effects for stomach lining. If you are suffering from some stomach issue you can find and consult the best stomach doctors in Islamabad, Lahore and other main cities of Pakistan by Marham.pk.

Skin Problems:

Many people are unaware of this fact but its a fact.

skin symptoms of high salt intake

High salt intake leads to various skin problems including rashes, increased sensitivity, abnormal sweating, redness, and acne too. Many times skin problems arise due to a number of other factors. To know the reason of your skin problems and get the best treatment you can consult the best dermatologist in Lahore, Karachi or any main city of Pakistan via Marham.pk.

Remember that excess of everything is bad. So even if you are not noticing any symptom, it’s better to control your sodium intake before any disease symptoms.

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Tayyaba Waris
She is a student of Ph.D. molecular biology at Comsats University, Islamabad. She is working on the causes and treatment of male infertility. She has also worked on liver disease and its herbal treatments and has recently got her paper published in the National journal of Natural Pharmaceuticals. At Marham, she writes about hot medical issues and general health problems.