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  • Salt?

    Does anyone have any advice on using salt? I found a list that says salt is okay, but to me it would not be. Can I snack on pretzels and use it in my cooking?

  • #2
    I use little salt in my cooking I like the sea salt stuff. I think you need to stay away from salt when its in junk food etc.
    Formerly lorenab


    • #3
      I am a salt-a-holic. I REALLY need to cut down on my salt intake for other health reasons besides the IC, like high bp! It doesn't bother my bladder though, at least not that I've noticed. I eat pretzels without a problem.

      ps...I use sea salt when cooking too! No problems.
      *IC-- Summer 2004; PFD--October 2005
      *Fibro--Fall 2000; CFS-- Fall 2000
      *MPS--Fall 2000; Crohn's disease-- 1997*IBS,GERD, *Migraines, hypothyroidism, GYN problems *Degenerative Disc Disease/scoliosis

      Total Abdominal Hysterectomy--adenomyosis--9\08

      04/17/09 Crohn's disease almost killed me with a combo of extreme constipation from pain medications. My bowel ruptured, I almost died from peritonitis and spent several days in the ICU then more in a private room on the floor. If you have any questions about severe constipation from pain meds please don't hesitate to send me a message.


      • #4
        I don't use a lot of salt in cooking and don't usually add any at the table, but salt hasn't been a problem for my IC. It's a problem for me if I eat too much because I am being treated for hypertension.

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