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206 Possible Causes for Salt Craving, Weight Loss

  • Addison's Disease

    craving.[] loss.[] A 41-year-old Caucasian woman with autoimmune hypothyroidism, premature ovarian failure, and microscopic colitis presented with nausea, salt craving, increased skin pigmentation[]

  • Renal Salt-Wasting Syndrome

    cravings, dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system (dysautonomia), and dehydration.[] Thyroid and adrenal functions were normal, there was no edema or body weight loss, and skin turgor was normal.[] During this time the patient recalls having excessive thirst and a craving for the salt tablets, which he later found unpalatable.[]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    This situation may be associated with symptoms suggestive of chronic adrenal insufficiency such as hyperpigmentation, salt craving, and association with autoimmune diseases[] A 72-year-old man presented with weight loss, night sweats and haemoptysis and was hypotensive.[] Available data suggest that patients with PAI may be underreplaced with FC as symptoms and signs indicating chronic MC underreplacement, such as salt craving and postural[]

  • Bartter's Disease

    craving, constipation, insensitivity to angiotensin II pressor effects, normal blood pressure.[] […] malignancy etc.) who express concern over their weight loss or alterations of their biochemical values, patients with anorexia nervosa are actively pursuing an abnormally[] Some common ones include: Constipation Frequent urination Generally feeling unwell Muscle weakness and cramping Salt cravings Severe thirst Slower than normal growth and development[]

  • Autoimmune Adrenal Insufficiency

    One month after admission, the patient presented to the endocrine clinic with increased fatigue, decreased appetite, weight loss, salt craving and darkening of the skin.[] Snapshot A 15-year-old man is brought to his pediatrician by his father for complaints of fatigue, weight loss, and recurrent episodes of nausea and vomiting.[] Signs and symptoms may include: Extreme fatigue Weight loss and decreased appetite Darkening of your skin (hyperpigmentation) Low blood pressure, even fainting Salt craving[]

  • Neonatal Adrenoleukodystrophy

    […] for salt, low blood sugar levels, irritability, depression, diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting.[] The adrenal glands in patients with ALD often produce insufficient amounts of cortisol, which may lead to muscle weakness and fatigue, weight loss and decreased appetite,[] Symptoms of adrenal dysfunction typically include muscle weakness and fatigue, weight loss and decreased appetite, darkening of the skin, low blood pressure, fainting, cravings[]

  • Overeating

    The second part "The Food Industry" explains that the food industry knows that we like sugar, fat, & salt and adds as much as possible to their foods so we will crave them[] loss and overall health goals as they work towards overcoming the distorted perceptions that plague them in regards to their physical appearance.[] However, one big reason that many diets fail is that traditional weight-loss programs don’t factor in how we process energy.[]

  • Addisonian Crisis

    He had a 9-month history of weight loss and vomiting that had led to a previous diagnosis of atypical anorexia, and he had been transferred from a psychiatric clinic.[] craving (M) arthralgias, myalgias mental health Crisis: GI weakness, apathy, confusion, decreased LOC, coma lightheadedness (result from decreased salt) Excess: Physical[] A 56-year-old man with persistently elevated liver enzyme levels, fatigue, lethargy and a 9.0 kg weight loss over six months underwent a percutaneous liver biopsy that demonstrated[]

  • Sheehan Syndrome

    Signs and symptoms may include: Extreme fatigue Weight loss and decreased appetite Darkening of your skin (hyperpigmentation) Low blood pressure, even fainting Salt craving[] The dosage of corticosteroid medications may also require adjustments during months of pregnancy or when the patient has undergone marked weight loss or weight gain.[] Adjustments in dosage may also be necessary during pregnancy or with marked weight gain or weight loss.[]

  • Tuberculosis of the Adrenal Glands

    . Hyperpigmentation, hyperkalemia, salt craving Vitiligo, autoimmue thyroid diseaseSecondary AI & associated conditions: Pale skin, marked anemia Amenorrhea, scant pubic[] The classic symptoms of active TB are a chronic cough with blood-tinged sputum, fever, night sweats, and weight loss.[] craving Muscle aches Nausea Vomiting Diarrhea Intolerance to cold If not treated, Addison's disease may lead to severe abdominal pain, extreme weakness, low blood pressure[]

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