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High Salt Diet: 4 Ways Eating Too Much Salt Can Affect Your Brain

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High blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke have all been related to excessive salt consumption. A recent study discussed its effects on the brain and how it increases stress levels. A Salt-Rich Diet Can Make You More Stressed “High salt intake can raise the levels of stress chemicals in the brain by 60 to 75 percent. Next, there may be variations in how the brain reacts to stress, and the amount of time it takes for that particular response may double. Additionally, it can change if the gene activity in particular brain regions experiences an increase. This gene activity rise in specific stressful regions may have an impact on protein synthesis “as stated by Dr. Altamash Shaikh, Consultant Endocrinologist Masina… Read More »High Salt Diet: 4 Ways Eating Too Much Salt Can Affect Your Brain