Tag: "hyponatremia" at medical news
Is Drinking Extra Fluids Safe When You’re Sick
... patients with respiratory infections who develop hyponatremia
can be effectively treated by restricting their fluid intake. However researchers say more studies need to be conducted to determine if drinking extra fluids is safe for patients. Researchers also caution that until enough evidence is got , one sho...
Drinking too much water during racing may be harmful
...id replacement schedules to avoid the condition of hyponatremia
during long distance racing. Reference: New England Journal of Medicine, April issue....
Hyponatremia Requires Immediate Attention
...ine (NLM) says that some of the symptoms caused by hyponatremia
include muscle spasms or cramps, nausea, vomiting,...hosis of the liver or kidney disease may all cause hyponatremia
and it is important to treat them first hand....
Heart Failure Medication Provides Some Symptom Relief
...n of serum sodium levels in patients with baseline hyponatremia
[abnormally low concentration of sodium in the blood], suggest a role for either longer-term or intermittent tolvaptan treatment, at least in patients in whom abnormalities in fluid and electrolyte balance and/or renal function are difficult to manag...
Risk of Water Intoxication in Endurance Athletes
...hat much. When the body is inundated with water, hyponatremia
(abnormally low sodium) can result, and in extreme cases, the brain swells like a balloon inside the skull, producing confusion, dizziness, nausea, coma, and in extreme cases, death; a constellation of symptoms that together are known as water intoxi...