Cravings, Signs of Your Diseases (II)
No matter how strange it may seem, cravings may be a consequence of certain diseases, according to Chinese medicine. This idea is confirmed by classic medicine as well.
The need for salt may appear when you need sodium in your body. The lack of sodium is due to excessive sweating, diarrhea, the carbohydrates excess, or diuretics treatment. Thyroid insufficiency, high blood pressure, obesity, or renal inflammations may cause salt cravings.
Bananas and melons are usually cravings specific to
those who suffer from the lack of potassium. The lack of potassium
appears due to excess sweating, carbohydrates excess, diuretics
treatment, or diarrhea. Potassium cravings should be satisfied because
they may lead to cardiovascular diseases, asthenia, or anemia.
Sour foods may stop nausea usually produced by fat
excess, alcohol, pregnancy, indigestions, gastritis, hepatitis, renal
insufficiency, or increased activity of the thyroid.
products clean the blood from the excess of cholesterol, toxins, and
everything that may burden blood circulation. This is why the cravings
for the bitter foods may be brought by cardiovascular diseases.
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