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Fluid and Electrolyte Balance (National Library of Medicine)  
Electrolytes are minerals in your body that have an electric charge. They are in your blood, urine and body fluids.
Maintaining the right balance of electrolytes helps your body's blood chemistry, muscle action and ...
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/fluidandelectrolytebalance.html  - Health Topics

Electrolytes Test (American Association for Clinical Chemistry)  
... of this website will be limited. Search Help? Electrolytes Also known as: Lytes Formal name: Electrolyte Panel
Related tests: Sodium , Potassium , Chloride , Bicarbonate (or ...
www.labtestsonline.org/understanding/analytes/electrolytes/test.html  - External Health Links

Problems with Electrolyte Balance (Merck & Co., Inc.)  
Problems With Electrolyte Balance The level of any electrolyte in the blood can become too high or too low. The main
electrolytes in the blood are sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, ...
www.merck.com/pubs/mmanual_ha/sec3/ch18/ch18d.html  - External Health Links

Polyethylene glycol-electrolyte solution (PEG-ES)
Polyethylene glycol-electrolyte solution (PEG-ES) is used to cleanse the bowel before a gastrointestinal examination or
surgery. It works by ... Polyethylene glycol-electrolyte solution (PEG-ES) comes as a powder to take by mouth. You
should prepare the solution in the ...
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a601097.html  - Drugs and Supplements

Minerals and Electrolytes (Merck & Co., Inc.)  
... without medical supervision may have harmful (toxic) effects. Electrolytes: Some minerals—especially the
macrominerals—are important as electrolytes. The body uses electrolytes to help regulate nerve ...
www.merck.com/mmhe/sec12/ch155/ch155a.html  - External Health Links

ClinicalTrials.gov: Water-Electrolyte Imbalance (National Institutes of Health)  
www.clinicaltrials.gov/...ondition="Water-Electrolyte+Imbalance" - External Health Links

Electrolytes  
Electrolytes are minerals in your blood and other body fluids that carry an electric charge. See also: ... chloride Serum
magnesium Serum phosphorus Serum sodium Sweat electrolytes
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002350.htm  - Medical Encyclopedia

Electrolytes - urine
The electrolytes - urine test measures specific chemicals called electrolytes in urine. It usually measures the levels of
calcium, chloride, ...
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003598.htm  - Medical Encyclopedia

Total Parenteral Nutrition
... for energy), proteins (for muscle strength), lipids (fat), electrolytes, and trace elements. Your solution may contain
all ... in addition to other substances, to stay healthy. Electrolytes include sodium, potassium, chloride, phosphate,
calcium, and magnesium. ...
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a601166.html  - Drugs and Supplements

Hydration Solution for Injection
... a combination of sugar and carbohydrates (for energy), electrolytes, and trace elements. Your solution may contain
all ... some of these substances, depending on your condition. Electrolytes include sodium, potassium, chloride,
phosphate, calcium, and magnesium. ...
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a601147.html  - Drugs and Supplements

Sweat electrolytes test
Sweat electrolytes is a test that measures the level of chloride in sweat. Although genetic tests have become
important ...
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003630.htm  - Medical Encyclopedia

Problems with Heat and Cold: Health Information for International Travel (Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention)  
... hat markedly reduces radiant heat exposure. Fluid and Electrolyte Replacement During exertion, fluid intake
improves performance and ... prevent significant dehydration. During mild to moderate exertion, electrolyte
replacement offers no advantage over plain water. However, ...
wwwn.cdc.gov/travel/yellowbook/ch6/temp-extremes.aspx  - External Health Links

Basic Blood Tests (Nemours Foundation)  
... sugar, blood tests measure other substances. Tests for Electrolytes Typically, tests for electrolytes measure levels
of sodium, potassium, chloride, and bicarbonate ...
kidshealth.org/parent/general/sick/labtest5.html  - External Health Links

Muscle Cramp (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)  
... the muscle to keep contracting. Heat, Dehydration, and Electrolyte Depletion Muscle cramps are more likely when
you ...
orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00200  - External Health Links

Kidney Cancer (American Urological Association)  
... caused by too much fluid in the body. electrolytes: Chemicals in the body fluids that result from ... and chloride. The
kidneys control the amount of electrolytes in the body. When the kidneys fail, electrolytes ...
www.urologyhealth.org/adult/index.cfm?cat=04&topic=124  - External Health Links

Home Enteral Nutrition (HEN) Complication Chart (Oley Foundation) - PDF  
... and rate of HEN feedings. 3. Fluid or Electrolyte Imbalances Symptoms: Rapid weight loss or weight gain; ...
www.oley.org/charts/newHEN.pdf  - External Health Links

Kidney Cancer in Children (American Urological Association)  
... caused by too much fluid in the body. electrolytes: Chemicals in the body fluids that result from ... and chloride. The
kidneys control the amount of electrolytes in the body. When the kidneys fail, electrolytes ...
www.urologyhealth.org/pediatric/index.cfm?cat=04&topic=125  - External Health Links

Laxative Abuse (National Eating Disorders Association) - PDF  
... death. Health consequences of laxative abuse: Upset of electrolyte and mineral balances . Sodium, potassium,
magnesium, and phosphorus are electrolytes and minerals that are present in very specific ...
www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/.../handouts/Laxative.pdf  - External Health Links

JAMA Patient Page: Preventing Dehydration from Diarrhea (American Medical Association) - PDF  
... body needs the correct amount of water and electrolytes (salts) to function properly. Diarrhea causes excess loss of
fluids and essential electrolytes from the body. When fluid lost in the ...
jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/reprint/285/3/362.pdf  - External Health Links

Potassium (American Heart Association)  
... AHA Recommendation Potassium is an element (and an electrolyte) that's essential for the body's growth and
maintenance. ... significantly lower blood pressure. AHA Scientific Statements: Dietary Electrolytes and Blood Pressure
See also: Calcium, Dietary Guidelines ...
www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=4680  - External Health Links

Bismuth Subsalicylate
... works by decreasing the flow of fluids and electrolytes into the bowel, reduces inflammation within the intestine, ...
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a607040.html - Drugs and Supplements

Vomiting (Nemours Foundation)  
... ½ ounce (about 20 milliliters) — of an oral electrolyte solution every 15 to 20 minutes with a spoon or an oral
syringe. Oral electrolyte solutions (available at most supermarkets or pharmacies and ...
kidshealth.org/parent/firstaid_safe/emergencies/vomit.html   - External Health Links

Bicarbonate Test (American Association for Clinical Chemistry)  
... Bicarb; HCO 3 - Formal name: Bicarbonate Related tests: Electrolyte panel ; Sodium ; Potassium ; Chloride ; CMP ;
BMP ; Blood gases ... sodium, potassium, and chloride as part of an electrolyte panel . The electrolyte panel is used to
detect, ...
www.labtestsonline.org/understanding/analytes/co2/test.html  - External Health Links

Diarrhea (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
... has lost too much fluid and too many electrolytes and can’t function properly. Dehydration is particularly ... may
require hospitalization. Preventing Dehydration The fluid and electrolytes lost during diarrhea need to be replaced
promptly ...
digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/diarrhea   - External Health Links

Phosphates, phosphorus
... kidney function, and can lead to potentially serious electrolyte imbalances, adverse effects, or death. In adults,
phosphorus ... used orally or rectally require monitoring of serum electrolytes. Intravenous phosphate is likely safe
when used as ...
www.nlm.nih.gov/.../druginfo/natural/patient-phosphorus.htm l - Drugs and Supplements

Sodium Test (American Association for Clinical Chemistry)  
... Related tests: Chloride , Bicarbonate (or total CO2) , Potassium , Electrolyte panel , Osmolality , BMP , CMP ,
Aldosterone , ADH At a ... doctor may order this test, along with other electrolytes , to screen for an electrolyte
imbalance. It may ...
www.labtestsonline.org/understanding./analytes/sodium/test.html  - External Health Links

Chloride Test (American Association for Clinical Chemistry)  
... Chloride Related tests: Sodium , Potassium , Bicarbonate (total CO2) , Electrolyte panel , CMP , BMP At a Glance Test
Sample ... chloride testing is often ordered, along with other electrolytes , as part of a regular physical to screen ...
www.labtestsonline.org/understanding/analytes/chloride/test.html  - External Health Links

Essiac
... mouth/throat burning, dangerously low blood pressure, blood electrolyte imbalances, seizure, throat swelling that
interferes with breathing, ... diarrhea, intestinal cramping, and loss of fluid and electrolytes (such as potassium). Use
of rhubarb may lead ...
www.nlm.nih.gov/.../druginfo/natural/patient-essiac.html  - Drugs and Supplements

Water Balance (Merck & Co., Inc.)  
... being able to drink enough fluids. Mineral salts (electrolytes), such as sodium and potassium, are dissolved in the
water in the body. Water balance and electrolyte balance ( Minerals and Electrolytes: Electrolytes ) are closely linked.
...
www.merck.com/mmhe/sec12/ch158/ch158a.html  - External Health Links

Aloe (Aloe vera)
... liver inflammation) with the use of oral aloe. Electrolyte imbalances in the blood, including low potassium levels, ...
weakness. People with heart disease, kidney disease, or electrolyte abnormalities should not take aloe by mouth.
Healthcare ...
www.nlm.nih.gov/.../druginfo/natural/patient-aloe.html  - Drugs and Supplements

Acidosis and Alkalosis (American Association for Clinical Chemistry)  
... and monitor acid-base disorders are: Blood gases Electrolytes Blood gases are a group of tests performed ...
retention of HCO 3 - and excretion of acid Electrolytes refers to a group of four tests: Na + ( ...
labtestsonline.org/understanding/conditions/acidosis-3.html   - External Health Links

Delirium (Merck & Co., Inc.)  
... stop using heroin. Disorders: Abnormal blood levels of electrolytes, such as calcium, sodium, or magnesium, can
interfere ... of nerve cells and lead to delirium. Abnormal electrolyte levels may result from use of a diuretic, ...
www.merck.com/mmhe/print/sec06/ch083/ch083b.html  - External Health Links

Comprehensive Metabolic Panel (American Association for Clinical Chemistry)  
... the current status of your kidneys, liver, and electrolyte and acid/base balance as well as of ... decreases in these
test results can be significant. Electrolytes Sodium Potassium CO2 (carbon dioxide, bicarbonate) Chloride The ...
www.labtestsonline.org/understanding/analytes/cmp/glance.html  - External Health Links

Dietary Considerations for Vestibular Disorders (Vestibular Disorders Association)  
... stable concentrations of sodium, potassium, chloride, and other electrolytes. With injury or disease, the volume and
composition ... as ibuprofen, can interfere cause water retention or electrolyte imbalance. Nicotine (found in tobacco
products and some ...
www.vestibular.org/vestibular-disorders/treatment/diet.php  - External Health Links
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