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Salt

Discussion in 'Alternative Treatments' started by Christian Boy, Apr 29, 2008.

  1. Christian Boy

    Christian Boy · Active Member

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    Hi everyone.

    I have had the strangest tast of salt in my mouth for a few weeks now. I don't have a particularly high sodium diet, infact we use lo-salt for cooking only and add none on the table.

    Any ideas?
     
  2. ChocFish

    ChocFish · Well-Known Member

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    Is it possible that you are not drinking enough? Dehydration causes a salty taste in the mouth, could be now that the weather is milder and also you said you need to lose some weight, so you should maybe drink a bit more than usual?

    I know it could be due to some allergy or sinus trouble or side effects of medication too, I think if it was me I would try to drink a couple of extra glasses of water, some fizzy drinks have sodium so wouldnt be helpful.

    I hope you find something to take this taste away it must interfere with enjoyment of food?

    All the best

    Karen
     
  3. Innocent

    Innocent · Member

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    Fizzy water also often has high sodium levels, check the label before buying, as price or brand is no reflection of whether the drink is safe.
     
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