COLLEEN M. SPECHT
v102nq9f at ubvms.cc.buffalo.edu
Thu Apr 20 11:20:43 EST 1995
>In article <3mok1l$i8d at ns1.faseb.org>
>kathy at ns1.faseb.org (King Kathy) writes:
>> Does anyone know why someone would CONSTANTLY, year
>> after year, crave salt and salty foods? It seems very
>> bizarre. I've heard that infants supposedly crave salt
>> but have nothing to back that up. Any ideas?
>> -Kathy King
is this someone you know?
it sounds like it could be addison's disease (of the adrenal glands).
whomever you refer to should see a physician (endocrinologist) immediately.
a constant salt appetite is a very serious sign.
(p.s. an endocrinologist would also be seen if faulty brain mechanisms are
suspected - it is all part of one endocrine axis (i.s. adrenals, kidneys, and
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