11 Ways Excessive Salt Can Ruin Your Health

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9) Liver Cirrhosis

Liver Cirrhosis occurs when liver disease progresses and leads to scaring of the liver. Some common symptoms of liver cirrhosis are appearing jaundice, lack of appetite, and fatigue. If left untreated for a period of time it will cause serious complications and leave lasting damage on the liver. The liver is responsible for filtering the blood in your body and metabolizing drugs. Without a liver you cannot survive. On the bright side, one of the most amazing things about the liver is it can regenerate. This is a unique feature of the liver and means that any damage done to it can be reversed eventually. A diet high in salt will cause a person to have an increased risk for liver disease and liver cirrhosis. Doctors have always recommended that people with liver conditions eat a low sodium diet to protect their liver.

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