I never knew the benefits of Himalayan salt until I suffered from adrenal fatigue. Seriously, In some cases of adrenal insufficiency, sodium and potassium levels can be out of balance, causing a salt deficiency and salt cravings. This can occur due to low aldosterone levels, a hormone manufactured by the adrenal glands.
Another consequence of low aldosterone is electrolyte imbalance and cell dehydration, which both have negative effects on almost all physiological reactions in the body. Aside from salt cravings, low blood pressure and light-headedness, patients with adrenal fatigue often experience an irregular heartbeat, lethargy, muscle weakness, and increased thirst.
These are all a result of an imbalance in sodium and other minerals, including potassium and magnesium. Increasing your salt intake is one way to help restore these imbalances.
And the benefit of using Himalayan salt, as opposed to some other salts, is that in addition to sodium it contains 87 trace minerals that our bodies crave for all sorts of biochemical processes! Delicious and nutritious, the mineral content can actually help improve the pH level in your body! A better pH means better health! Raise your hand if that sounds good. 🙌🏼 We use it to flavor our food, make salt scrubs and bath soaks. And it’s just really pretty.
I love Himalayan salt!! Like for real I have Himalayan salt lamps in every room of my house. There are many claimed benefits to the Himalayan Salt Lamps but I find it very calming which helps with my anxiety. Ok so how do you help your fatigue and get an instant boost of energy??
I swear by adding 1/4 -1/2 tsp in your first 25 oz of water. (Research for yourself and see how much to add. When I was first diagnosed with adrenal issues I added more in my water.) I also use it in my workout water as a natural dehydrator and to get electrolytes back. (add some lemon and liquid stevia and it taste like gatorade only healthy)
One last tip…. the pinker the Himalayan salt the more nutritious!!! I have been very pleased with this brand of Himalayan salt and now I am craving a glass of water with salt!! LOL
As always Peace, Love, and Happiness to you all!!!
XoXoXo – Shannon