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2. Excessive Bathroom Breaks

If excess salt makes you thirsty, it should come as no surprise that you'll likely spend more time in the bathroom, urinating. Sodium makes the body retain water, which causes the kidneys to become more active in trying to eliminate the excess to keep the body's fluids in balance. As kidney function increases, the bladder fills up with urine and causes frequent urges to run to the toilet.

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