A new study has found that diet containing excess amount of salt can increased the level of stress. A high salt diet increased stress hormone levels by 75%, according to Cardiovascular Research. Excess amount of salt increase stress levels, finds study. Professor of Renal Physiology Matthew Bailey at the University of Edinburgh’s Centre for Cardiovascular Science said that “In order to improve mental health, we need to understand how high-salt foods affect our mental health. He also said that eating too much salt causes many heart dieses, kidney infection and many other serious problems. This study also reveals that using too high sat in our diet also has a very bad effect on our brain and causes stress and anxiety.
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According to research the maximum quality of daily use of salt is six gram but many people eat about nine to ten gram per day. Excess amount of salt also causes many major disease’s like high blood pressure, heart attack and storke. Excess amount of salt increase stress levels, finds study. The researchers discovered that the mice’s hormone response to environmental stress doubled when they had a normal diet, as well as their levels of resting stress hormones. Several studies are already underway to determine if high salt intake contributes to anxiety and stress.