I am in total agreement with Exotec: please see you doctor and get bloodwork done including a full vitamin / mineral / electrolyte panel.
It is entirely possible that your craving for salt truly is because your body is low in sodium. There actually is a condition where your body doesn't produce enough of the hormone that regulates the excretion of sodium vs. potassium, which results in not having enough sodium. An interesting symptom of this is that your body has a very difficult time dealing with stress.
Please make sure you rule out a medical / physical cause for this before "treating" it as an emotional issue.
Strong thoughts to you!
Afraid of a colonoscopy? Believe me - they are much less frightening than surgery and chemotherapy.
Colonoscopies allow polyps to be removed before they can become cancer, or let cancers be found before they are too widespread. If you are 50 or older, or have any symptoms, please don't let fear stop you from covering your butt.
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